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Groundworks Estimator

Groundworks Estimator – Bills of Quantity Preparation


  • Measuring and quantity take off from drawings and subsequent BOQ preparation.
  • Deal with clients in respect of tender queries and clarifications.
  • Attend pre and post contract interviews, meetings etc.
  • Vetting of bid documents
  • Attend sites in order to ensure a thorough understanding of the scale, scope and risks involved with the works to be tendered for.
  • Produce feasibility studies and budget proposals.
  • Consistently provide accurate quantities.
  • Liaise closely with the buying and surveying teams to ensure that only accurate and current information is used in bid compilation.
  • Comply with Heath and safety and environmental policies.
  • Comply with company procedure as required

Position Requirements – The following are a minimum set of requirements:

  • A good understanding of all aspects of groundworks and small civil engineering projects is essential including the ability to interpret drawings into the built environment.
  • Previous experience in a similar role in particular on housing projects.
  • Strong computer skills including a knowledge of Bluebeam Revu and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • The ability to work on initiative.
  • The ability to work within a team environment.
  • A sound knowledge of construction industry policies and procedures in respect of Health and Safety.
  • Valid UK driving licence

Salary Negotiable


Groundworks Estimator

Houlihan & Co (Excavations) Ltd
Surrey, UK

Published on 21 Feb 2019