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Senior Estimator – Groundworks

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

Senior Estimator

Negotiable + Package

Chelmsford, Essex



About the Opportunity:

Our client requires a Senior Estimator to be based in Chelmsford, our clients projects are located in Kent, Essex and the South East. As the Senior Estimator you will be reporting into the Managing Estimator working on projects that are heavily involved with Groundworks.



About the Employer:

Our client is a RC Frame and Groundwork Specialist with over 20 live sites in the South East of England. Our client is an established brand with a proven track record of success having built up a workforce with a reputation of experience and professionalism, which has enabled them to successfully complete many different types of contracts, including Basements, Groundwork & RC Frames.



About the Requirements:

  • 5 years+ experience as a Senior Estimator
  • Degree educated
  • HNC / Degree in Construction or Civil Engineering; demonstration of relevant experience;
  • Previous site experience outside of Estimating Role in either an Engineering or Commercial Role (Desirable)
  • Previous experience of leading a team of estimators across the bid process
  • Ability to influence and develop winning strategies for tenders.
  • Excellent all-round experience of estimating procedures through the life of an estimate, through until submission, post tender procedure, award and handover to the delivery team.


Duties include:

  • Building and maintaining healthy and long-term relationships with vendors, clients, and other project managers
  • Creating and presenting reports to upper management
  • Performing complex analysis of collected data and metrics
  • Visiting sites, warehouses, and other venues necessary in order to do estimates
  • Collecting and analyzing data by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and other related documents
  • Training and leading other construction department’s administrative staff
  • Managing incoming and outgoing blueprint drawings, and creating and maintaining appropriate logs for all construction projects
  • Negotiating construction prices with subcontractors for competitive bidding



Salary and Package:

  • Negotiable Salary
  • Performance Bonus (20% – 30%)
  • Car Allowance
  • Flexible working


Please apply for more information on this position or by contact Bradley at Cityscape Recruitment