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Estimator – Civil Engineering

  • £40,000 + Package
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Canterbury

Intermediate Estimator

Civil Engineering

£40,000 + package

Canterbury, Kent 

About the company

My client is a Tier 2 Self Delivering, Civil Engineering contractor with a very healthy pipeline of works. They are currently operating at a turnover of £45M with plans to continue to expand this. They are very multi-disciplined within Construction & Civil Engineering, working on multi-story car parks, bridge infrastructure, highways infrastructure, groundworks, and rail infrastructure. The projects that they work on a range in value from £700,000 – £8M.

About the role

The company is looking for an estimator to join their civil engineering team in Kent. They’re looking for somebody interested in a long-term job and willing to progress their career. Ideally, they’re looking for somebody to Coordinate with the bid management team to develop a schedule of key dates for individual estimates (enquiries, pricing, and adjudication). You’ll need to price all temporary works as required. Link with the design team or other business functions to ensure completeness. The types of work will all be Civil Engineering projects such as highways infrastructure, S278 works, and bridge infrastructure. These projects would involve piling, concrete works, drainage, and earthworks.

The successful candidate will be involved in attending pre-construction and construction site visits. It’s vital that you’re somebody who strives for continuous improvement within the estimating process and your area of responsibility.

It’s important to note that the successful candidate will be expected to travel as part of their role to construction sites, company fixed locations or other locations as requested by Management.

No freelances will be considered.

Benefits and rewards

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

You’ll be rewarded with a very competitive salary which ranging from £40,000 + package.


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

They ideally want someone who’s got experience working as an Estimator within Civil Engineering but they are also open to someone who’s worked as a Quantity Surveyor or comes from an Engineering background and wants to move into Estimating.

You’ll 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.