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Gary Burke

Ref No: GB60720976

Date Posted: 22-Feb-21


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Estimator Scheduler



Competitive salary


O’Neill & Brennan are supporting a national house builder in Bristol to recruit an Estimator Scheduler.  

Reporting to the Senior Estimator, you will be responsible for the preparation of cost plans for both the land purchase exercise and reappraisal of development opportunities. Ensure that all estimating work required to deliver the business unit output is completed timely and accurately in the most efficient and effective manner in support of the business plan.

You will be expected to:

  • Prepare estimates of all construction costs, including all site abnormal’s, professional fees, site management costs and preliminaries. Input of all development costs into appraisal /viabilities. Support 'value engineering' exercises at appraisal/pre-start stage.

  • Provide information for land purchase exercise

  • Identify specific scheme abnormal, prepare estimates of all prime costs, co-ordinate input of all development costs into appraisals/viabilities, input into “value engineering” exercise at appraisal/pre-start stage, input and maintain master appraisal costs

  • Liaise with all Departments as necessary to achieve a viable final cost position

  • Prepare Group viabilities for all acquisitions

  • Complete all estimating work

  • Calculate all prime costs on developments within the business, reporting any movements in costs since the preparation of the land purchases exercise. Prime costs to include but not restricted to house pricing, labour costs, site work operations and remediation work, up to commencement on site.

  • Provide a detailed ‘pre-start’ appraisal following grant of planning consent and track movements through to site commencement

  • Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on estimating e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements HSE, Code for Sustainable Homes etc.

  • Attend pre start, specification and any other relevant meeting as required

  • Input and maintain any computer based estimating databases or systems

  • Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs, which relate to shared cost items with either other businesses within the Group or external companies

  • Be aware of new materials and methods of construction which would assist the business in maintaining or increasing its targets, and report on same

  • Complete any other duties as required by the Senior Estimator/Commercial Manager


For a confidential discussion about this role please call Gary on 0117 203 3457 or email


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