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Estimator – Groundworks Subcontractor

  • £50,000 - £70,000 Per Annum + Benefits
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Kent

Estimator – Groundwork and RC Frame Subcontractor


About the opportunity

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 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 – £70,000. With the basic salary, our client offers the usual package of car allowance and benefits, plus they offer an annual bonus. This is an excellent opportunity for the right professional to develop and progress their career with a well-established business that can support that ongoing development as they continue to expand and grow the company year on year.

About the company

Our client based in Kent, are a civil engineering and construction contractor who complete projects all across the South-East. Established over 20 years ago they currently operate at an annual turnover in excess of £20 million undertaking schemes ranging in value from £1million – £5million whilst delivering these works on-plan and in budget. This has enabled them to build a long-standing, loyal client-base that has allowed them to develop and expand the business to the level they are currently operate at.

The in-house design team at this contractor undertake all of the design and calculations for temporary works and on-site engineering to provide support in the early phase of advanced projects in order to suppress any technical challenges that could arise.

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.