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Assistant Estimator – Demolition, Groundworks & Basement Construction

  • £25,000 - £35,000 + package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company:

Our privately owned client who is based in Central 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 position:

Due to continued growth, my client is currently recruiting permanently for an Assistant Estimator. The successful individual 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 role, individuals should be degree qualified and hold circa two years estimating experience whilst working for a civil engineering contractor in the South East. Additionally, individuals 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 individuals looking to earn anywhere from £25,000 to £35,000 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.

About Me:

My name is Laura Pyle and I am one of the Senior Consultants and Team Leaders at Cityscape Recruitment Ltd. I have been with the business for over 5 years’ during which time I have specialised in recruiting for niche sectors such as the demolition, remediation, groundwork and concrete frame markets. I also have previous recruitment experience in general construction and oil & gas. I pride myself on my long term relationships with both my candidates and clients plus my ability to find people true career developing moves.

Q: What does this mean for you?

A: I have connections with pretty much every company in these fields with my main focus being with in demolition and remediation while also working closely with my colleague in groundworks and concrete frames. I can offer you options with a variety of the best employers in this market. In addition to this, I have an in-depth knowledge on each of these employers. I can tell you all about their set ups, projects, future plans and what they can offer you as an individual moving forward.

I am always open to having confidential conversations with individuals interested in expanding their careers. If the right options don’t exist for you right now, we can stay in touch. If however, we have companies that could be ideal for you; I can tell you all about them.