Senior Estimator

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Job Title: Senior Estimator

Location: South Kirkby, Pontefract

Salary: Competitive D.O.E

Job Type: Full Time

Dempsey Dyer is a window and door manufacturer based in Pontefract, West Yorkshire.

The Senior Estimator's role is to lead estimates for window & door works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of tender teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work by value, type and margin to meet the company's objectives.


A minimum of 5 years' experience as an Estimator in the window & door construction industry
A good understanding of the JCT contract and how to protect the business from excessive contractual risk:
Project Overruns
Material increase
Overhead remeasure
Using the Scope of Works to define responsibility
Handover of goods
Vesting agreements
To allow DD to manufacture goods when planned and not subject to site delays
No survey
Ability to closely collaborate with other project teams and stakeholders.
Excellent research, proposal writing, and oral presentation skills.
Extensive knowledge of best industry practices and standards.
Ability to travel extensively and perform site visits.
A full understanding of building regulations and how to design product to meet these requirementsResponsibilities:

Manage relationships with key clients to win repeat business
Ensure sales targets are achieved
Research construction documents and analyse specifications.
Determine the total cost of materials, equipment, and labour for window & door tender packages
Prepare estimates using Company estimating systems and procedures
Managing pre-qualification and pre-bid submissions.
Secure the best deals are secured with suppliers and subcontractors getting fixed price agreements for the contract duration
Ensure that relevant documents and budgets are submitted before a bid deadline.
Regularly reporting to Management and keeping clients updated on the project status.
Ensure all tenders submitted are fit for purpose meeting all necessary design criteriaCompany Benefits:

32 holidays inc bank holidays
Auto enrolment pension scheme
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