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Estimator – Groundworks Contractor

  • £50,000 - £80,000 Per Annum + Benefits
  • Bedfordshire

Estimator – RC Frame and Groundworks


About the company

Our client is a specialised groundwork & foundations contractor who provide design & build solutions for projects in London and around the South-East. By providing safe, innovative engineering solutions for new build foundations that can add value to their client’s projects. This has enabled them to gain a reputation for quality and safety which has built a strong, loyal client base of which to deliver these schemes.

What sets this business apart from its rivals is an in-house design team that comprises of a highly qualified and highly experienced integrated structural & geotechnical engineering professionals. This, added to a flexible approach, combines their expertise in construction results in cost-effective, efficient solutions to rapid installation of foundations. To join this business is an opportunity to become an integral part of a tight-knit team where you can grow with the company as it expands with a systematic growth plan in place.

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 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 the benefits and rewards

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 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.