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Senior Estimator – Concrete Frame Contractor – Hertfordshire

  • £90,000 - £130,000
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Hertfordshire

Senior Estimator / Chief Estimator – Concrete Frame & Groundwork Contractor

Hertfordshire based

£90,000 to £130,000 (starting salary) + Benefits


About the Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to take that step into a leading role, heading up an estimating department with in a modern concrete frame and groundwork business. You will have a direct working relationship with all the most senior people with in the business and will have the autonomy to run and develop your department as you see fit.

This role is pivotal to the business as you will be responsible for producing full estimates for a variety of top main contractors and developers (specialising in the concrete frame and groundwork packages) while also developing and building your own team and processes.


About the Company:

Based in Hertfordshire just off the M25 this privately owned business specialises in the construction of reinforced concrete frames and associated groundwork packages. They currently turnover around £65 million per annum but with sensible plans in place for targeted growth, this is expected to increase by around £5-£10m per annum.

They offer a modern image with a very polished office, excellent in house capability and great standards for quality in everything they do. They maintain a focus of developing their systems before expanding their workload and this is demonstrated by the fact they own their own building, their own large plant yard, their own formwork, their own plant and much more. The business directors are constantly focusing on investing back into the business to build in security for everyone that works there plus better working conditions and capabilities for moving forward. This truly is a very exciting business to work for.


About the Requirements:

Suitable applicants will have worked in the concrete frame and groundwork sector for a number of years. You should have been involved with tending and producing estimates for these types of work with packages ranging anywhere from £500,000 up to £15,000,000 each. If you have this capability and are ready to take the step (or have already taken this step) into a leading department head role, then you are ideal for what I am looking for.


About the Rewards:

As well as an excellent starting offer of around £90,000 to £130,000 per annum, you will also have targeted yearly bonuses and associated benefits. Our client is open to people looking for PAYE or self-employed employment methods.

Beyond these basic payment rewards, you will be part of the senior team with in a growing and ambitious company. This role could well develop with time into a directorship level position. And in return all our client is looking for is someone who shares their passion for this sector and is in it to help build a better company for the future.

With regards to environment, while this position obviously comes with responsibility, that isn’t to say this business doesn’t allow time for their people to relax. They have a fully kitted out break out area with a pool table, table tennis table and other equipment for people to be able to let off a little steam. Plus they provide a weekly Ocado shop (on the business) for all office staff, a well-stocked drinks fridge and full facilities so that people have the supplies they need to stay happy (and well fed) in their work environment.


About Me, Your Consultant:

My name is Andrew Jackson and I am one of the founding directors of Cityscape Recruitment Ltd. I have over 17 years of experience in civil engineering & construction recruitment, during which time, I have specialised in the niche sectors of concrete frames, groundworks, basement construction and demolition.

So, what does that mean for you? It means, I work with the vast majority of the groundwork & concrete frame businesses in the UK and I can help not only introduce you, but I can give you up to date information on each of them, helping you make an informed decision so you can take your career forward.

I’ve been doing this for a while now and I’ve maintained a positive reputation doing what I do because I don’t tell people false truths, I tell them everything I know and then let them choose. My job is simply to get you the options, give you the information and then let you decide what feels right for you.


How to Apply:

I am more than happy to discuss these opportunities with you over the phone or face to face in a fully confidential manner (you can get to know me while I get to know you). And I know this is an incestuous sector and I fully understand the importance of keeping things discrete.

It would be ideal to see a copy of your CV to understand your previous experience and employment. In line with GDPR laws, nothing will be done with your CV / details until we have discussed the role in detail anyway, but having gained an understanding of your formal past, this may help when we come to discuss options.

My contact details are listed below:

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Tel: 01923 750095