June 2, 2024

Job Description

Our client is looking for an Estimator for a permanent position, located in Aberdeen.


The role of Estimator is responsible for receipt, control, preparation and estimating of all enquiries and invitation to tender done in such a manner as to ensure an effective and timeous response to prospective clients. The Estimator must support in the overall delivery of the business objectives through the aligning of deliverables to that of the individual Business Unit strategy.


  • Establishing good working relationships with all managers and supervisors to ensure that information is readily available so that all enquiries and tenders can be responded to efficiently.
  • Acting as a liaison between the company and client for the purpose of clarification of tenders/enquiries.
  • The receipt, distribution and disposition of all enquiries and invitations to tender received by the fabrication facility including:
  • Registering receipt of all enquiries/tenders on the bid register and arranging correct distribution.
  • Estimating the cost of all enquiries /tenders received by the fabrication facility utilising a spreadsheet format.
  • Accurately costing of enquiries/tenders and passing relevant information onto management for decision whether
  • to bid or not based upon customer requirements and company capability.
  • Issue all completed estimates in a controlled manner to the management team and project personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring that accurate records and archiving systems are maintained for enquiries and tenders to ensure that all information is readily retrievable.
  • Ensure work productivity is carried out in a cost-conscious manner



  • Experience of using and manipulating computer based estimating models
  • Experience in compiling and presenting tender responses


  • A Quantity Surveying qualification or equivalent estimating experience within engineering or fabrication