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Painting Surveyor

Contract Type:
Full Time
Closing Date:
West London

Wanted – Enthusiastic estimator/ surveyor to join our team to be responsible for pricing and securing Painting contracts from start to finish.

The Role

This exciting opportunity offers the chance to be involved in the pricing aspects of medium to large refurbishment projects in the London area.  Key responsibilities would be:

  • Surveying properties/structures for painting work and refurbishment works.
  • Assessing painting projects, estimating the cost, labour resources, materials and time for completion
  • Putting together well-presented, competitive tender packages for work
  • Developing relationships with new and existing customers, making sure that all customers receive an excellent service
  • Managing project costs within budget to deliver planned financial result on completion


This role would suit a surveyor who has worked on medium to large refurbishment. Painting contracts would be preferable but not essential. We ask that you possess the following skills and experience.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of pricing refurbishment projects of at least £200k in value
  • Experience of winning painting / refurb contracts through competitive tendering
  • Strong skills in financial analysis and commercial awareness
  • Ability to price a number of projects simultaneously
  • Initiative and ability to solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with customers and the branch team
  • Strong IT skills
  • Numerate
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Full driving licence


Bagnalls is a highly-regarded, family-owned, painting contractor, established in 1875, with 16 branches across the UK.  This role is based in our Teddington London office.

We are committed to the long-term development of our staff and are proud that the management team have clocked up an average length of service of 24 years.  Four of our Executive Board members started as Management Trainees with Bagnalls.  We have recently been awarded Family Business of the Year and Apprentice of the Year with Family Business United.

Reward Package

The exact package will be dependent on skills and experience.  The package will involve a basic salary, performance-related bonus and company car.


Apply by CV and covering letter to using the email title “Contracts Manager (Teddington London)” or by clicking the “Apply Now” button.  Please demonstrate clearly in the covering letter how you meet the specific qualifications and skills required.


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