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Estimator (Civil)

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We are currently seeking an Estimator

Great opportunity to join a well established civil engineering company.

As the Estimator you will play a crucial role in supporting the continuous flow of new business through the Company. Our client carries out a huge variety of civil engineering and construction contracts, ranging upto £15million for an increasingly broad spectrum of Clients and working as part of the Estimating Department provides exposure to all of these.

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Review incoming enquiries
  • Assess all relevant technical issues
  • Carry out site visits
  • Prepare take-offs and materials schedules
  • Prepare subcontract enquiries and evaluate quotations
  • Prepare estimates and outline programmes for the costs of the works
  • Coordinate tender submissions including health and safety, environmental and quality elements
  • Submit proposals to clients
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with clients prior to contract award
  • Participate in tender handover meetings


  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Office suite of software
  • Knowledge of Conquest estimating software and Microsoft Project
  • Necessary skills to review construction drawings and perform quantity take-offs
  • Ability to produce estimates from first principles
  • Capability to work on multiple tenders and budgets
  • Aptitude to work autonomously
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A professional attitude to representing the Company
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines

Experience: We are seeking candidates who have worked in a similar role for a civil engineering contractor, pricing works involving earthworks, concrete, drainage and remediation etc.

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