Steel Fabrications Estimator

Job Description

Description and requirements

Skanska, one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups, is an inclusive and responsible business that is helping to build a better society. Known for working on major projects such as HS2 − the UK’s new high-speed railway, we are building, upgrading, and maintaining the country’s infrastructure for future generations.

Drawing on our Scandinavian heritage, we are green, innovative, and progressive. We bring together people and technology, as part of our objective to make construction a safer and more collaborative industry.

We are now seeking a Steel Fabrications Estimator for our Cementation team, to win value added and other profitable work on the best possible terms for the company with the help and support of your colleagues.


  • Assessing enquiries sent into the Workshops office in conjunction with the Responsible Welding Coordinator (RWC), the Workshops Team and Workshops Manager for suitability for Cementation to price.
  • Produce detailed estimates, including pricing of all necessary items and labour considerations for work / contract execution
  • Providing to the approving Workshops team an accurate appraisal of the client’s requirements, summarising the points and identifying the risks and opportunities with the quotation / tender.
  • Liaising with the RWC and the client’s designers to come up with workable solutions to potential risks that are economically viable
  • To seek opportunities to increase profitability of quotations / tenders

We're Looking for:

  • Good engineering and steel fabrications knowledge with previous experience in an estimating role/shop floor.
  • Ability to understand engineering drawings/Work Specifications – knowledge of CAD
  • Commercial awareness to maximise profitability and cash flow.
  • Experience developing customer relationships 
  • Familiarity with estimating software solutions including Strumis.

Equal opportunities

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender identity or expression, age, religion, sexual orientation and any other protected characteristic – we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and high-performing teams. We call it Naturally Skanska. 

Flexible working 

We welcome you to ask about flexibility at interview stage and we will explore what is possible for the role.  

Reasonable adjustments  

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us using if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application. 

More information about the role 

Please note this is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us: 

Closing date 

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the business.