Helping to enhance careers


  • £40,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company:

My client is a self-delivering rail contractor currently turning over £90M per annum. They are multi-disciplined within rail, welding as well as having training company. The types of rail works they focus on include major projects which range in value between £500,000 – £10M and these projects involve lots of concrete, steel, groundworks (platform extensions), and building new depots.  They also do track upgrades and renewals. 50-60% of their works is with TFL, and they also work with London Underground as well as Network rail (network rail projects are mainly track and rerailing). They have several 5-year frameworks which gives them a guaranteed £25M/£30M turnover per year, these frameworks involve maintenance of station, pest control, vegetation, track maintenance. They have around 200 tenders a year to work and target a 25%-win percentage.

About the role:

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Senior Estimator, who has been with the company for 8 years and is a very friendly and extremely approachable individual. You will have the chance to progress into a Senior Estimator over time and start to build your own team as you grow within the company. My client is looking for someone who is motivated, hungry and has initiative. They are open to a Site Agent or Senior Engineer who’s looking to get into Estimating. Whilst having an office in North London, they also have offices in Yorkshire, the Midlands and South Wales.

Benefits and Rewards:

This is a great opportunity to work for a company that prides itself on its ‘can-do, will-do, want-to-do approach’ to every project, what this means for you is you will gain hands-on exposure and development. They have a low staff turnover and a flexible, friendly, and relaxed environment. It’s a brilliant company to work for should you be seeking to progress in your career, as they have several members of the management team who joined the company as trainees. You’ll be part of a fairly young, sporty and social company, who attend events such as the T20 cricket and 5 a side football. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary ranging from £40,000 – £55,000.


It is essential that you have a degree-level qualification (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering and at least 2 years working for a UK based Civil Engineering contractor. Graduates are welcomed should you have a motivated attitude to gain the knowledge and experience this company will provide.