Helping to enhance careers

Graduate Estimator

  • £22,000 - £35,000
  • Civil Engineering
  • Portsmouth

Graduate Estimator


£22,000 – £35,000 + package

About the company:

Our client who is based in Hampshire is an award-winning Piling contractor who has over 50 years of business in the industry.  Although they are based on the south Coast they work on projects throughout Hampshire and London. Their piling services include rotary piling, cased CFA, piled walls and CFA piling to name just a few. They have a turn over of £50M and a healthy pipeline for the next 5 years.

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 graduate Estimators to join their Commercial Team and assist in running pre-construction and tender responsibilities. This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate who is looking to start their professional career in Estimating. You will be joining 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 on your won projects with assistance from the senior commercial team.
  • 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

About the benefits / rewards:

To be considered for this position candidates need to be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Geology/Geotechnical or similar.

Ideally you would have gained experience 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.

About the rewards and benefits:

In return for your hard work and commitment, our client can offer an excellent remuneration package including a competitive basic salary ranging between £22,000 to £35,000 (dependent upon experience), car allowance, pension and private health care in addition to other benefits associated with a large successful company.

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to Peter@cityscapeltd. com (without the space) or call 01923 750 095 to discuss the role further on a confidential basis.