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Estimator – Demolition

  • £70,000 - £90,000 + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Our privately owned client is a leading enabling works contractor based in Central London. Due to successful expansion, they’re recruiting permanently for an experienced Estimator who has proven experience of working within the demolition sector. If interested in working for a contractor who have a high staff retention rate and work on complex engineering projects throughout the City, please get in touch.

Estimator / Senior Estimator

Demolition, Substructure and Superstructure

Central London

£70,000 – £90,000 + car allowance + Benefits

About the company:

Our privately owned client who is based in Central London is a leading name within the enabling works industry with a group annual turnover in excess of £100M. They undertake technical civil engineering projects throughout the City with values ranging up to £25M and their services include demolition, basement construction, temporary works, remediation, earthworks and concrete works and their strong reputation for successfully finishing challenging projects has been built on delivery and trust.

With a low staff turnover, this specialist subcontractor, who also operate as principle contractor on the majority of their projects, rarely recruit and this opportunity has arisen purely due to company expansion. Having worked closely with this business for over 8 years, I would highly recommend them to professionals looking to join a forward thinking, polished contractor that can offer the opportunity to work on large, technical projects and career progression.

About the opportunity:

Due to continued growth and a healthy pipeline of work, my client is currently recruiting permanently for an experienced Estimator. You will report directly to the Pre-Construction Director and will be responsible for putting together tenders, project costings and valuations for demolition and general enabling works packages in Central London.

Duties for this opportunity will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Preparation of Tender Submissions
  • Producing Bills-Of-Quantities and schedules for estimating programs/tender projects
  • Attending project visits
  • Measuring and Take-Offs from drawings
  • Cost Planning
  • Attending pre and post contract meetings with clients
  • Build-up of Tender Price from first principles based on plans, programme and scope of works

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, it is imperative that you have proven success of pricing demolition / enabling works packages valued in excess of £5M in the UK. You must hold a construction industry degree or professional qualification (MRICS or MCIOB), a good understanding of  NEC and JCT standard forms of contract and hold excellent IT skills. Furthermore, as this is a permanent opportunity, you must demonstrate stability of employment, holding each previous appointment for a minimum of 2 years.

About the benefits and rewards:

For this permanent opportunity, we are targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere from £70,000 to £90,000 per annum, however, specific salary will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package on offered in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful contractor.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 to discuss further on a confidential basis.