Estimator

Location
Ipswich
Salary
£37000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
09 Nov 2016
Ref
1610-153
Contact
Josh Smith
Function
Estimator
Job Type
Permanent

A superb opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join a leading main civil engineering contractor, based in Suffolk has arisen. Based from the office you will be required to produce tenders and detailed cost estimates for a range of civil engineering works, including various groundworks and infrastructure schemes, including both schedules of rates and bespoke. Over the last 50 years, our client has built an excellent standing as a result of offering professional and reliable services to new and repeated business, which has enabled them to grow to have an annual turnover of over £50 million.

The type of individual they seek for this role is an experienced professional with demonstrable knowledge and a track record of success as an Estimator, specifically within civil engineering, groundworks or infrastructure. The projects you will be tendering for will include Roads/ Highways, Drainage, Flood Defences and Bridges, up to a value of c£15M usually. The successful candidate will join the existing Estimating team and Pre-Construction division, reporting directly to the Chief Estimator, working predominantly independently on your own tenders but also sometimes with an Assistant Estimator or as a team on larger schemes/ work.

This contractor also has a personal approach to its employees, the company provides a friendly and financially secure work environment and prides itself on keeping their staff turnover to a minimum. The company is 'Investors in People' Gold accredited with a strong emphasis on staff development, they provide a strong mentoring programme and there is realistic progression to senior/ management level roles.

The ideal candidate will possess:
* 4 years + in Estimating roles, ideally relevant Degree also
* Experience with a recognised Civil Engineering/ Groundworks/ Infrastructure Contractor
* Previously worked on projects worth up to £15 Million
* Excellent client liaising and negotiation skills
* Experience of Causeway software or other relevant Estimating software

For more information on this role please contact Josh on 01728 726144 for a confidential discussion.