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Estimator – Rail/Civil Engineering

  • £40,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Lancashire

About the company

My client is a multi-disciplined well known main contractor with a superb reputation within Civil Engineering and Rail. They are well established and have been trading for over 15 years. There national presence has given them the opportunity to open and maintain 5 national offices, covering locations in Scotland and England (this role will be based in Preston) and they are turning over £80M.

This position has come about due to the on going growth of the company and they have recently won a new Framework within their rail division. The projects that they get involved in will range from rail maintenance, geotechnical, earthworks, drainage, track cleaning and vegetation within a rail environment.

About the opportunity

My client is looking for an Estimator to join their Rail division in Preston. The successful proffesional has a great opportunity to progress into a Senior Estimator in the next few years. They are looking for somebody who is interested in a long-term opportunity and willing to progress their career. Ideally, they are looking for somebody to Co-ordinate with the bid management team to develop a schedule of key dates for individual estimates (enquiries, pricing, and adjudication).

No Freelancers will be considered for this opportunity.

Benefits and rewards

The company is huge on personal development, progression and long-term stability. You will be working for a company where they want you to work up the ladder and progress through the company.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary which ranges from £40,000 – £55,000 + package.


You will be required to have a good standard of education preferably to Foundation Degree level (HND,HNC) in a Construction , Civils, Business of equivalent qualification.

It is important to have experience working within civil engineering as an Estimator and to show good long-term stability at the companies you have worked for, ideally at least 3 years per company.

You will also need a full UK driver’s license to allow to get from the office to the construction site and to other locations you might require to visit.