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Assistant Estimator

  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company

My client is a multi-disciplined, cash rich, well known sub-contractor who are currently turning over £60M per annum. They specialise primarily within the water (waste water and clean water) and infrastructure areas of civil engineering, with offices in North London, Kent and on the south coast (this role will be based in there North London office).

This position has come about due to continued and strategic ongoing growth but while the business is looking to expand they are also keen to maintain their family feel atmosphere where it’s a fun working environment and everyone is treated as a name, not a number, with the respect from the directors across the company.

About the role

The company are looking for an assistant estimator to join their Civil Engineering team in North London. The successful candidate has a great opportunity to progress into an estimator, senior estimator and one day run the whole estimating team. They are looking for somebody who is interested in a long-term job and willing to progress their career. Ideally, they are looking for somebody to Co-ordinate with the bid management team to develop a schedule of key dates for individual estimates (enquiries, pricing, and adjudication). You will need to price all temporary works as required. Link with design team or other business functions to ensure the completeness. The successful candidate will be involved in attending pre-construction and construction site visits. It’s vital that you are somebody who strives for continuous improvement within the estimating process and your area of responsibility.

Throughout the role you will have continuous support from the commercial director who has a superb reputation within the Civil Engineering sector and he is somebody who will give you great training and support. You will also have continuous support from the procurement team. The head of procurement also has a superb reputation within the industry and he will also give you great support throughout your time within this role.

It is important to note all the projects that you will be pricing up will be Civil Engineering infrastructure and water projects.

No freelances will be considered.

Benefits and rewards

The company is huge on personal development, progression and long-term stability. You will be working for a company where they want you to work up the ladder and progress through the company.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary which ranging from £30,000 – £44,000 + package.

Requirements

You will be required to have a good standard of education preferably to Foundation Degree level (HND,HNC) in a Construction , Civils, Business of equivalent qualification.

It is important to have experience working within civil engineering as an assistant estimator and to show good long term stability at the companies you have worked for, ideally 2 years per company that you have worked for.

You will also need a full UK driver’s license to allow to get from the office to the construction site and to other locations you might require to visit.

It is vital that you have experience using Causeway software.