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Estimator – Groundwork and frame contractor

  • £70,000 - £90,000 Per Annum
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company:

Our client, established over 40 years ago specialises in concrete frames, groundworks and basement construction. As a long established, family-run business, they pride themselves on their loyal client base with repeat business time and again. From their head office in North-West London they have a strong coverage of projects both in and around London with package values ranging from £5 million to £30 million covering the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

What sets this business apart is their ability to offer a complete solution to their clients through their in-house capabilities and expertise. These solutions provide their clients the reassurance that the projects will be completed on budget and to plan. This collaborative approach is retained throughout the company and is shown in the high staff retention within the business. The opportunity to be a part of this successful business and aid in the growth they have planned for the future is an exciting prospect indeed.

 

About the role:

Following continued growth, our client is looking to strengthen their existing team by adding an experienced Estimator / Senior 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 / Benefits:

Based upon level of exposure to the industry and particularly this fast-paced sector, the basic salary offered for this position is between £70,000 – £90,000. 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 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.