Demolition Estimator / Quantity Surveyor

Demolition Estimator / Quantity Surveyor

Daltons Demolitions Limited is one of Scotland’s leading demolition and decommissioning companies, with a UK wide reputation for, Quality, Innovation, Health and Safety.

Established in 1964, the business has built up its reputation on repeat business and consolidated business relationships operating across a wide range of sectors. The company offers extensive specialist services across the United Kingdom, ranging from small domestic projects to multi million pound projects within the industrial sector through our well established and valued client base including: Local Authorities, Private Developers and Investment Companies, Utility Companies, Main Contractors and Manufacturing Businesses.

We are currently looking to appoint a Demolition Estimator / Quantity Surveyor to enhance the current team and look after all the Commercial aspects of the business.

The Role will be based within our office at Gogarburn, Edinburgh, but will involve visits to sites as required.

The role of Estimator / Quantity Surveyor with commercial responsibilities entails the following duties:

  • Estimating and preparing the cost of demolition tenders.
  • Develop tender programmes in conjunction with the proposed project team.
  • Identify potential cost risks and opportunities within tender submissions.
  • Source supplier and sub-contractor quotations.
  • Lead the tender submission process, tender preparation and ultimately submit the tender in conjunction with the Management team.
  • Present, discuss and review the tender proposal with the Contracts Manager prior to submission with attendance at post tender negotiations and contract reviews.
  • Liaising with clients, consultants, sub-contractors, suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Use existing client knowledge to source projects / potential opportunities.
  • Make use of existing network to source projects.
  • Produce Monthly Valuation and Work in progress reports.

About the candidate:

  • Professionally Qualified Quantity Surveyor.
  • Knowledge of relevant demolition Health & Safety policies/procedures.
  • Enthusiastic and Self-motivated.
  • Be approachable and professional.
  • Must possess excellent organisational skills, meeting deadlines, plan and prioritise workloads.
  • Prior experience in a QS / estimating role in the demolition industry.
  • Excellent communication and IT skills. Good ability with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

What we are offering:

  • Good salary dependant on experience
  • 28 days holiday including Bank Holiday days
  • Pension contribution
  • Company laptop and mobile phone
  • Use of Company Vehicle for site visits.

Please email our Managing Director @: with your CV.