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Estimator – Piling

  • £40,000 - £60,000
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company:

Our client, who is based just outside of London, is an award winning geotechnical contractor that has over 15 years’ experience in joining industry leading technology and equipment for the design and creation of piled foundations and entrenched retaining walls. As a company, they are part of a larger group who turnover in excess of £200M, with projects undertaken throughout London and the Home Counties and their piling services include rotary piling, cased CFA, piled walls and CFA piling to name just a few.

This client has an excellent staff retention level which has been gained by constantly focusing on improving standards and they are renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with strong career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development.

About the position:

Due to company expansion and health order books, our client is recruiting permanently for two experienced Estimators to join their Commercial Team and assist in running pre-construction and tender responsibilities. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced professionals to join a well-established, progressive contractor who offer strong career progression opportunities. Basic duties include but are not limited to:

Preparation / Review of piling tender Submissions
Producing Bills-Of-Quantities and schedules for estimating programs / tender projects from initial design
Liaise with design, commercial and operational teams as required
Attending project visits
Present various piling methods to clients
Measuring and Take-Offs from drawings
Cost Planning
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 benefits / rewards:

To be considered for this position candidates need to be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Geology/Geotechnical or similar and ideally would have gained experience (4 years plus) of estimating piling works to include Rotary, CFA, Contiguous & Secant Walls. Individuals who have experience of geotechnical design will be of high interest also. Furthermore, as this is a permanent position, I am looking for candidates who can demonstrate stability of employment throughout their career.

It is essential that individuals are self –motivated, are able to work as part of a team but also have the ability to lead from the front and take charge of specific tasks across all disciplines to maintain progress and success. Furthermore, the successful individual must have strong writing skills, be an excellent and clear communicator and be competent in using Word, Excel and PowerPoint packages.

About the rewards / benefits:

In return for your hard work and commitment, our client can offer an excellent remuneration package including a competitive basic salary ranging between £40,000 to £60,000 (dependent upon experience).