Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Eastbourne


An exciting opportunity for an experienced fencing estimator to join a nationally respected company in East Sussex.

Newton & Frost Fencing (NFF) Ltd., requires an experienced Estimator to join their knowledgeable team.


The successful candidate will have gained a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role within the industry.

Key Responsibilities

Analysis of tender documentation, to include drawings and technical documents to prepare estimates. Preparation of suppliers’ packages including take-offs.

Consulting with suppliers to discuss requirements and resolve issues.

Communicating with potential customers, colleagues and suppliers to arrange site visits.

Travelling to sites to gather information on materials needed, labour requirements, and other factors.

Identifying and quantifying cost factors, such as Labour costs, equipment and material requirements, and overall duration times.

Collaborating with Clients and colleagues on estimates.

Analyse quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure pricing requirements are fulfilled.

Recommending ways to make fence installations more cost-effective or profitable.

Submission of tenders.

Handing over successful projects to the construction team in a clear and concise manner.

Skills/ Experience:

To be considered for the role you must have at least five years’ experience as an Estimator with a Contractor, preferably with Fencing knowledge. Experience in Rail and Utilities preferred. The successful candidate will possess excellent IT skills and be proficient in the use of Excel. Experience in estimating software would be beneficial. You should be able to work independently and effectively to adhere to tight deadlines.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to liaise confidently with clients, suppliers and subcontractors.

In return, you will receive a negotiable salary dependent upon experience, a company pension and generous holiday entitlement.

If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more, please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV.


Job Type: Full-time with the possible option to work part of the week from home.

Salary: commensurate with experience.


Estimating/ Quantity Surveying: 5 years (Required)
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  • excel
  • software