Latest Vacancy – Senior Estimator

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April 5, 2024

Job Title: Senior Estimator

We are seeking an experienced Senior Estimator to join our exceptional team. By providing accurate cost projections, the Senior Estimator will play a crucial role in ensuring the profitability and success of OCL’s facades projects.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Engage with supply chain to obtain accurate quotes for materials and services to establish true cost tenders
  • Prepare and ensure tender submissions are accurate and submitted on time
  • A strong knowledge of building regulations, requirements and best practice
  • Review tender documentation, ensuring project suitability and fulfilment of the client’s scope of works
  • Liaise and support with client engagement throughout the tender process to fully understand the client’s needs and requirements
  • Build long term relationships with clients to help secure tendered work
  • Maintain a professional approach and commitment to driving OCL’s high standards of service delivery and quality projects
  • Being an integral part of the Estimating team, a key communicator across all parts of the business and central to supporting the Estimators.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience as an Estimator in the Facades Sector – a min of 5 years
  • In-depth knowledge of materials, systems and regulations
  • High proficiency in MS Office and estimation software – On Screen Takeoff
  • Exemplary communication, numerical, negotiating and presentation skills.

Additional Requirements

  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills


  • Highly competitive salary with proven experience
  • Remote/hybrid working available – *dependent on individual circumstances.
  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays)
  • WeCare support service – 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, get fit programme and more.
  • Workplace Pension Scheme, Death in Service Insurance
  • Continual Professional Development
  • Company wellbeing and social events

Application Process

Company Overview

OCL is a successful Essex based family run business with an unrivalled reputation for delivering superior projects across the facades, drylining and recladding sectors. A forward-thinking company, bringing passion, skill, experience and innovation to the forefront of the construction industry with our people, who remain integral to our success.



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