Estimator / Senior Estimator – Wembley, Greater London – RC Frames & Groundworks

Estimator / Senior Estimator

RC Frames & Groundwork Subcontractor

Wembley, Greater London

£70,000 – £100,000 (depending on experience) + Benefits


The Business:

Currently operating with a turnover above £100 million per annum, this privately owned specialist concrete frame, groundwork and basement subcontractor build packages ranging from £1m up to £15 million each. Their client base is a mixture of residential and commercial main contractors and developers with work spread in and around London (the majority inside the M25).

I’ve worked with the owners of this business for over 10 years and have always found them to be straight forward individuals. Everyone is treated fair and is rewarded well. They don’t lose staff and when they hire they look for experienced people and pay them above market average. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this business to anyone from a work point of view or from a personal relationship point of view.

her details on this employer can be given upon request with company name being disclosed.


The Position:

Our client is looking to strengthen their existing team by adding an experienced Estimator / Senior Estimator to the ranks.

This role will involve the usual duties such as putting together tenders for concrete frame and groundwork packages in and around London for commercial, educational and residential schemes. Usual package values you will be expected to target will range from £1m up to £15m each:

  • Preparation of Tender Submissions
  • Measuring and Take-Offs from drawings
  • Producing Bills-Of-Quantities
  • Cost Planning
  • Pre and Post Contract meetings with clients
  • Build-up of Tender Price from first principles based on plans, programme and scope of works



For this role you must have:

  • Previous experience working for a RC Frame or Groundwork subcontractor
  • Knowledge of pricing Concrete Frame and Groundwork packages
  • A steady background showing longevity with individual contractors
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in this or a similar role


Salary / Remuneration:

Due to the nature of this role I am looking to target candidates currently earning anywhere from £70,000 to £100,000 per annum (£300 to £450 per day if self-employed).

Salaries / rates will be negotiable at the point of interview depending on the level of experience.

With the basic salary our client offers the usual package of car allowance and benefits plus they offer an annual bonus.


To Apply:

This position is immediately available so if you feel you have the relevant experience please apply with your details / CV to:

If you have any questions you would like to discuss prior to sending through your details, please call Andrew Jackson at Cityscape Recruitment on: 01923 750095.


About Me:

I have over 12 years’ experience in civil engineering & construction recruitment. During this time I have specialised in the niche sector of concrete frames, groundworks, basement construction and demolition.

Q: What does this mean for you?

A: I have connections with pretty much every company in this field. I can offer you options with a variety of the best employers in this market. In addition to this, I have an in-depth knowledge on each of these employers. I can tell you all about their set ups, projects, future plans and what they can offer you as an individual moving forward.

I am always open to having confidential conversations with individuals interested in expanding their careers. If the right options don’t exist for you right now, we can stay in touch. If however, we have companies that could be ideal for you; I can tell you all about them.

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