Junior Estimator – Bridgend – Central Roofing

Role: Junior Estimator
Responsible to: Director
Division: Group
Location: Bridgend
Hours of work: 39 hours per week (Monday to Thursday – 8.00 am to 5.00 pm and Friday 8.00 am to 4.00 pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch)

Position – Junior Estimator

Your primary focus will be to assist the site and relevant managers in the development and implementation of all pre and post-contract strategies, commercial functions, and contract reporting. Your day-to-day duties will include working closely with relevant Departments. You will also be responsible for the general administration in your department.

Key Competencies

Planning & Organising
Customer Relationships Communication
Building Relationships
Problem Solving

Main Duties & Responsibilities 

In addition to the functions detailed below, employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required.

Assist with overseeing tendering portals where we are currently registered
Assist with pricing of Assist with pricing of VOs
Updating accounts as and when VOs are instructed
Filing of all documentation provided throughout the contract by manufactures and clients
Sending files over by email to colleagues out on site
Undertaking file cleanse
Take receipt of all Purchase Orders and streamline of any project folders prior to passing up to accounts
Chase PO numbers, invoice addresses and contact details for all Purchase Orders
Any other reasonable requests from other departments
Consulting with subcontractors and suppliers to discuss estimates and resolve issues and enquiries
Identifying and quantifying cost factors, such as production time and raw material, equipment, and labour expenses
Analyse quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure pricing requirements are fulfilled
Handing over successful projects to the construction team in a clear and concise manner
Analyse quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure pricing requirements are fulfilled
Handing over successful projects to the construction team in a clear and concise manner


Strong IT, Maths and prioritising skills
Confidential and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Self-organised and tidy working style
Aptitude for automating and streamlining office processes
Good time management
To work within Central Policies and Procedures
Ability to work as a member of a team whilst also using own initiative
A full UK Driving License

Personal Attributes

Ability to organise workload effectively for the purpose of meeting deadlines
Able to demonstrate flexibility/versatility combined with initiative, drive, and ability to meet targets
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a wide variety of contacts
Able to work flexibly responding to business needs

Health & Safety

All employees have the duty to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of themselves, others, and the environment, including ensuring:

setting the highest possible standards of leadership in promoting H&S procedures and best practices
health & safety requirements and procedures are strictly enforced and adhered to both physical limitations and mental health issues are reported and dealt with appropriately

the H&S Manager is informed of any accidents or near misses on site or any other H&S matters that the whole business can learn from
you participate in training and development activities as appropriate and assist the safety team to ensure you are skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced to perform the tasks set
you follow company policies and procedures and report any deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment

Equality & Diversity 

You will conduct yourself in a manner which demonstrates ‘equality’ in the workplace, including:

respecting peers and valuing people as individuals
ensuring the workplace is free from discrimination
respecting choice and everyone’s right to have their own beliefs
showing appreciation of ‘diversity’ through the added value of individual differences and various experiences


Central Roofing Group may amend this job description in whole or part at any time
Committed to working for an employer that values diversity and equal opportunities
Willing to undertake additional training or vocational qualifications as required, including annual training and DBS checks


To apply, please call 01432 354 000, email hr@centralroofing.co.uk, or visit the Central Roofing website.


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