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Estimator role - Civil Engineering and Groundsworks

  • Salary: £30 - £50000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH384597

Job description

Estimator role - Civil Engineering and Groundsworks Sectors - Manchester - if you want to apply please forward your cv if you want to chat about it my numbers 07980 006 436 or 0161 832 7577

The client

Working for both Private and Public sectors my client has developed a highly skilled, extremely successful, strong and reliable work force. A company with a low staff turnover ran by a robust, hardworking, long-standing management team.

They are looking for a Estimator or Senior Estimator to prepare accurate estimates for a Civil Engineering and Groundwork subcontractor based in Manchester.

You will be office based in an office in Manchester. You will provide knowledge of cost and benefits that support profitable business decisions.

Typical projects

Enabling Works

Bulk Earthworks


Public Realm




RC Structures

Temporary Works

External Works


Highways and Roads Construction


Estimating civil engineering projects from first principles

Understand the project/program and its requirements

Determine key variables for cost and other estimates

Gather first-hand information from sites

Conduct research to obtain data on labour costs, materials and plant

Forecasting and budgeting

Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors

Perform risk analysis on all projects

Create and submit estimate reports to whoever necessary project managers, clients, bidding competitions etc.

Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)

Provide consultation on planning

The candidate

Must have estimating experience. Working on civil engineering projects estimating from first principles

The ideal candidate will have excellent numerical skills and an analytical mindset.

You must be thorough and apt in managing relationships with key persons.

The ideal candidate will have come from an engineering background but this is not an essential requirement.

Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities

Thoroughness and reliability

Ideally qualified in a Construction degree - BSc/BA Hons in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Commercial management or Construction

Salary and Package

£30,000 - £50,000

Car allowance / Company car


Company Bonus scheme

Your application will be reviewed by Alexandra Smith at the Manchester branch of AndersElite.

If you believe you are suitable for this role please forward your cv or ring me on 07980 006 436 or 0161 832 7577

To apply please email me an up to date copy of your cv

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