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Assistant Estimator

  • £35,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

About the company:

Our privately owned client who is based in East London is a leading name within the demolition and civil engineering industry with a group annual turnover in excess of £110M. Their services include asbestos removal, temporary works, demolition, remediation, bulk excavation, piling and basement construction and their strong reputation for successfully finishing challenging projects has been built on delivery and trust.

Our client has an excellent staff retention level which has been gained by constantly focusing on improving standards. They are renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with strong career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development and with their close management team; they are able to offer a strong family feel to the business.

About the opportunity:

Due to continued growth, my client is currently recruiting permanently for an Assistant Estimator. The successful professional will report directly to the Senior Estimator and will be responsible for assisting with tenders, project costings and valuations for demolition packages in / around London. Guidance and training will be provided on an ongoing basis and duties for this position will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Manage bid qualification, compile and prepare relevant pre-tender information including completion of PQQ’s.
  • Manage tenders including review and site visits, advising on suitability to tender.
  • Inspect and review all tender documentation.
  • Liaising with project team to establish and agree proposals for the required scope of works.
  • Determine bill of quantities with rates for labour, materialise and subcontractors.
  • Support project team with pre-tender meetings.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, professionals should be degree qualified and hold circa 3 years estimating experience whilst working for a civil engineering or enabling works subcontractor in the South East of England. Additionally, professionals must be trustworthy, reliable and hold the right drive and ambition to progress their career further.

About the benefits and rewards:

For this permanent position, I am targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere from £35,000 to £55,000 per annum however there may be flexibility on this as the specific salary will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package on offer in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful company.

If interested in this opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 / 07876 864 945 to discuss the opportunity further on a confidential basis.