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We're Hiring: Estimating Administrator

Job Title: Estimating Administrator

Location: Cardiff, Wales.

Reporting to: Estimating Manager

Hours: 30 Hours Per Week | Monday – Friday, 9am – 3pm


The Company:

CMB Engineering is one of the UK's largest independent Building Services Contractors in England and Wales. At CMB Engineering, personality and drive are key characteristics for a high performing team member. The business was formed in 1992 and since CMB began, it has established itself as a ‘no grief’ partner to national blue chip construction firms.

The Job:

We are looking to strengthen our Estimating and Pre-construction Department with an Estimating Assistant/Administrator based in Cardiff. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing support to the department in all aspects of tender and bid submissions. You will be involved in processing tenders from start to finish. You would be based in our head office in Cardiff, with hours of 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday. Hours can be negotiated, depending on the individual.

Key Skills & Responsibilities:

  • General administrative duties – typing / printing / photocopying / scanning documents.

  • Issue tender enquiries to sub-contractors using the correct process.

  • Collate quotations to ensure that they are received by the stipulated deadline.

  • Distribute returned quotes to appropriate estimator.

  • Check tender documents and create a document/drawing register.

  • Printing documents and drawings as required.

  • Logging all new tender enquires.

  • Organising and digitally filing of all relative tender documentation.

  • Assist with compiling the final tender return.

  • Assist with producing tender presentation documents for submission to clients.

  • Any other administrative duties the Company may reasonably request.

What we are looking for:

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Excel/Word/Outlook/Powerpoint)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and a confident telephone manner

  • An organized approach with excellent time management skills with an ability to prioritise workloads and work to tight deadlines

  • Friendly positive attitude and ability to work with other members of the team

  • Willing to take the initiative to resolve a problem

  • Willingness to develop own career

Benefits (subject to a successful completion of probationary period):

  • Healthcare

  • Company Pension Scheme

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a copy of your CV to Mike Borley via email to  


Closing Date for CV’s: Friday 9th February 2024


CMB Engineering is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


We do not require assistance from recruitment agencies.


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