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  • Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Negotiable on level/experience
  • Location: Cirencester, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Highways & Transport, Water, Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH382931

Job description

Job Title: Estimator / Senior Estimator
Location: Cirencester / Swindon
Sectors: Civil Engineering/Infrastructure: Highways, Power, Rail, Utilities & Water.
Job Type: Permanent Role.
Salary: Circa £45,000 to £60,000 Per Annum + Package. (Please note: Base Salary is negotiable on level and relevant experience)

Our client, an aspiring Civil Engineering Contractor, who typically operate within the Highways, Power, Rail, Utilities & Water sectors, are currently recruiting an Estimator / Senior Estimator on a permanent basis, looking for someone to come on board and implement their own Estimating systems & procedures, eventually helping to grow their commercial team. This role will involve working with other members of the commercial / pricing team, to estimate costs of key projects & tenders within the Infrastructure & Construction sectors.

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Implementing effective Estimating systems and procedures, to assist in growing the company.
  • In time, setting up and further growing the Estimating department.
  • Undertaking Estimates for new projects.
  • Identify opportunity and risk during tender process.
  • Maintain tender Estimate file.
  • Provide indicative pricing support for business development.
  • Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs.
  • Producing working tender estimates within the Civil Engineering sectors, scheduling materials for live contracts from drawing and specification information provided.
  • Liaising with site teams regarding materials and supply chain issues.
  • Building relationships with members of the supply chain, securing standard rates and agreements where possible, aligned with level of business.
  • Supporting the resolution of supplier invoice queries, in conjunction with the finance team.
  • Assisting the Commercial Manager with quantities, take-offs, enquiries, and services.
  • Being involved with the development of buying/estimating systems and procedures for the business.

Candidates will ideally:

  • Hold a relevant Commercial / Civil Engineering qualification (i.e. degree).
  • Have worked up from a Civil Engineering or Commercial background.
  • Have experience of working in a similar role within the Civil Engineering/Infrastructure or other similar industries.
  • Have previously implemented, changed or developed Estimating systems and procedures with positive effect.
  • Have previously managed commercial aspects of Highways, Power, Rail, Utilities & Water projects.
  • Have a proven track record working on tenders.
  • Have strong numerical and communication skills.

Please note: Base salary is negotiable depending on level and previous relevant experience.

Please note Tim Smyth on 0121 200 5520 to apply for the role or for more information.

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