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Estimator – Groundwork and Frame Contractor

  • £50,000 - £80,000 Per Annum + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • Essex

Estimator – Groundwork and Frame Contractor


About the company

Our client is a privately-owned leading contractor based in Essex who have established themselves over the past 40 years since their inception. The business has developed into a renowned name throughout the industry for delivering quality to the development industry. This company has award-winning schemes to their name incorporating a level of expertise in this sector to each and every project, the people within the business are key and they pride themselves on a strong workforce who are highly-skilled in every aspect.

This dedication to the development of their staff ensures the longevity of the business to grow and expand for the future. This vision is shared throughout the company and forms the basis for the highly-valued workforce who strive for excellence. This client has an industry-leading bonus scheme encouraging all projects to be delivered in budget and on plan to their loyal client-base.

About the role

Following continued growth, our client is looking to strengthen their existing team by adding an experienced Estimator to the ranks. This is a permanent position within a business that has great staff retention due to how they treat their staff. The duties in this role will include preparation of tender submissions, measuring and take-off from drawings, producing bills of quantities, build-up of tender price from plans, programs and drawings, cost planning among others. You will also be tasked with attending pre and post contract meetings with clients.

About the rewards and Benefits

Based upon level of exposure to the industry and particularly this fast-paced sector, the basic salary offered for this position is between £50,000 – £80,000. With the basic salary, our client offers the usual package of car allowance and benefits, plus they offer an annual bonus.

About the requirements

To be considered for this opportunity, previous experience working for an RC Frame or Groundwork subcontractor must have been gained. A strong knowledge of pricing for concrete frame & groundwork packages is essential and a stable career history, showing longevity in previous roles of this nature. An individual with 5 years or more experience in a similar role will be preferred.

About Myself

I have a number of years’ experience recruiting solely within the specialist groundwork and concrete frame sector, it is my specialism. This means I have a strong amount of knowledge regarding how my clients operate and a focused approach on finding construction professionals the right organisation to join in order to enhance their career. These tight-knit bonds with my clients means I know the nuances of each individual business and how they will affect you when discussing the differing benefits to consider in order to draw well-informed comparisons.

I am always open to having confidential conversations with professionals who are interested in exploring the opportunities available.