Date posted: 16/01/2018

An excellent opportunity to join an ambitious and growing regional construction business with a strong pipeline of projects.

Your new company

Mountjoy is an expanding construction and maintenance company focused on delivering exceptional service to its clients and customers across the south of England.

Our Building Projects division has grown by 30% in recent years and has a good pipeline of work in the education, care, heritage and housing sectors for both public and private sector clients across Hampshire, Surrey and Sussex.     

Your new role

 Mountjoy are seeking an experienced minor/special works estimator to undertake the pricing of our smaller construction, refurbishment and extension projects which typically range in value from £100k up to £1m. The Estimator will be accountable for the entire pricing process; from reviewing drawing and specifications, completing take-offs and bill preparation, issuing subcontractor enquiries, subcontractor quote analysis and selection, presenting the recommended tender sum to Directors and handing over successful contracts to operations.  The role will enjoy a significant degree of autonomy whilst benefitting from the support of rest of the Estimating team and the Board of Directors

What you will need to succeed

  • HNC or degree qualified in a relevant discipline
  • MCIOB or MRICS is desirable
  • Experience in the preparation of competitive quotations within a main contracting environment in the £100k to £1m range with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good ICT skills and understanding of computer based estimating systems.

What you will get in return

You will receive a competitive salary (depending on experience), with a car allowance and 23 days holiday. In addition you will have access to our suite of benefits which include a car lease/buying scheme with preferential rates, the ability to buy or sell holiday to tailor you holiday to your individual requirements, Our cycling scheme to save money on new bikes as well as a childcare voucher scheme.

What you need to do now

Send a covering letter and CV to or speak to Ashleigh 02392 313732 who will give you further insight into your new role and the company you will work for.

Key information
Department: Estimating
Salary: Competitive - depending on experience
Location: Portsmouth
Who reports to you: N/A
Hours: 40 hours per week
Who you report to: Business Development Director

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