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£50,000 - £60,000

UK / West Midlands

Construction, Property & Facilities



Hayley Wood
07792 186 308

Hayley is our Associate Director based in Birmingham, covering the Midlands and Northern Counties. Hayley’s focus is across all work winning roles including bids, business development, marketing, graphic design, estimating and pre-construction. She cover all levels from administra


Job Description

REF: 16211
Posted: 30 July 2021
Closes: 31 August 2021

My client, a leading Civil Engineering contractor are seeking a number of estimators to join their team.

About the role

You will be responsible for compiling estimates for civil engineering and highways infrastructure projects for both external and internal business units. Main duties include – undertaking estimates in line with client requirements, analysis of tender documentation, using the relevant software to undertake take-off of quantities and to build up tender price from first principles, engaging with commercial and operational resource to obtain an understanding of construction methodology, developing a comprehensive risk and opportunity schedule, liaising with design and operational teams to provide guidance on commercially advantageous solutions to client requirements, engaging with procurement teams to obtain material and subcontracting pricing, attending site and client meetings, compiling the estimate, preliminaries costs, risk and opportunities schedule for presentation, responding to post-tender clarifications, leading handover of successful tenders, maintaining a library of base labour and plant costs and maintaining a record of all personal tendering activity.

About you

You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role and have the relevant qualifications in construction / civil engineering. You must have a good level of experience in highways construction and maintenance, and demonstratable awareness of civil engineering / surfacing. Strong planning, analytical and communications skills are a must, as well as experience using estimating software packages. As this role requires travel to client sites, you must hold a full driving licence.

What’s in it for you?

On top of the salary and benefits package, you will receive a company car or car allowance.

How to apply

To apply for this role or to find out more information, please send a CV to Hayley Wood at Bid Recruitment.

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