Accessibility Links

Geotechnical Estimator

  • Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + plus package
  • Location: England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 385242AMC

Job description


Established in the 1980s, now employing over 200 staff and with a turnover in excess of £15m, our client is a specialist civil engineering contractor, delivering projects across the UK.

Our client provides innovative solutions to challenging ground and engineering projects within all aspects of the construction and civil engineering markets.

Due to increased client demand they are looking for an Estimator to join the team, to be based at either their head office in Chesterfield or their office in Bristol.

The Role:

Estimator / sales - tendering for new work concerned with geotechnical stabilisation of steep soil/rock slopes and retaining walls, involving drilling, anchoring, netting, sprayed concrete and soil nailing.
Working as part of a small team, from initial client enquiry through to contract award on a variety of construction and maintenance schemes.
Maximising sales/turnover whilst minimising company exposure to commercial risk.
Full time (office based with site visits)

Typical Duties:

Processing new enquiries / database management.
Site visits for tender evaluation, calculating quantities from drawings, building up costs.
Obtaining supplier / subcontractor quotations.
Preparation of tender submissions including costs and programme, project values up to ~£4m.
Client follow up.

Experience and skills required:

At least 2 years contracting experience within construction estimating.
Ability to influence and develop winning strategies for tenders.
Previous experience of sale or business development with energy and drive to grow the business.
Excellent commercial awareness.
Previous construction site experience outside of an Estimating role.
Logical thinking and able to work to strict deadlines.
Excellent communication & organisation skills with attention to detail.
Proficiency in excel / word processing skills.
Driving licence.
Previous experience in the drilling or piling industry is preferred.

Why this role and company?

Leading specialist Geotechnical contractor in the country.
Owned by a large, rapidly expanding geoenvironmental consultancy and contractor, which projects a turnover of £300m this year.
Investors in People accredited, encouraging the continued training of all their staff - full training will be provided in all job-specific fields.
Continued company growth will result in further opportunities.

Anderselite Ltd operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
Our non-discrimination policy can be viewed on our website at

Similar jobs
Senior Estimator - Civils
  • Salary Up to £68000.00 per annum
  • Location Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type Permanent
  • Description Senior Estimator - Civil Engineering Sector - West Cheshire - Up to £68,000 + package call me on 07980 006 436 or email your cv The role The Estimator will already have worked as an Estimator /
Quantity Surveyor - Fit out
  • Salary £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type Permanent
  • Description Quantity Surveyor - Fit out & refurbishment Retail projects- Manchester - Call me 07980 006 436 - The client My client, a leading specialist in the retail and commercial fit-out industries
Estimator - Contractor / Consultancy
  • Salary £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
  • Location Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type Permanent
  • Description Estimator Contracting / Consultancy / Developer Company - Manchester The company The Senior Estimator will be able to deliver reliable, accurate construction project cost analysis, prepare cost plans
Senior Estimator - Care Projects
  • Salary £34 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Location Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type Permanent
  • Description Senior Estimator - Salford Quays - Up to £45,000 + package - Contracting / Consultancy / Developing company - Extra care projects (New Build & Refurbishment projects) Job Summary The Senior
Anderselite Buzz