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Groundworks Estimator

  • £50,000 - £80,000 Per Annum
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Kent

Estimator – Groundworks


About the company

Our client is a well-established, award-winning contractor based in Kent who carry-out a variety of projects including groundworks; infrastructure & civil engineering works mainly for residential developers. They are renowned for their adaptable and cooperative approach when it comes to working closely with their clients to deliver a high-level of service. This reputation for delivering quality is shown in the fact that the majority of their workload is repeat business from their loyal client base.

This business relies on their staff to deliver these schemes to such a high-level that they aim to provide an environment where they can attract the best talent. In this fast-paced environment they understand the need to strive for a safety conscious culture throughout the workforce. They also want to offer their staff career progression so with this in mind, they endeavour to support and develop their workforce in-house and, in this respect, they have a high level of staff retention within the company.

About the role

Following continued growth, our client is looking to strengthen their existing team by adding an experienced Estimator / Senior 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.