Senior Estimator

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Working in London region, for this leading Construction Contractor, majoring in civil engineering and operating across the UK and Ireland. The work-winning team tender projects from £1m-£100m for a variety of clients, sectors, and regions. They are well established within core markets, typically acting as specialist sub-contractor on sub and super-structure, demolition, hard & soft landscaping and enabling & infrastructure works. Culture wise they care about employees and are passionate about delivering quality projects and client satisfaction.

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The Senior Estimator or Lead Estimator job itself, which is a great opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join the London team, with a primary focus on estimating projects whilst coaching, training and mentoring your supporting team. Your practical and technical expertise will allow you to embed yourself within our experienced and collaborative work-winning team (circa 25 people across all levels) and further progress your career. More specifically:

  • Examine incoming tenders in-depth to review risks, opportunity and value engineering solutions.
  • Provide credible leadership, creating a culture of trust which identifies and exceeds tender deliverables.
  • Inspire others to achieve results, leading by example through driving continuous improvement of established processes and carrying out lessons learnt.
  • Develop the leadership potential of others and improve performance through consistent feedback and coaching.

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As Senior Estimator or Lead Estimator, you will have a proven track record/demonstrable experience as a specialist sub-contractor Estimator on £multi-million sub and super-structure, demolition, hard & soft landscaping and/or enabling & infrastructure works. As a hands-on estimating lead, you will have the desire to help challenge and enhance the performance of our work-winning team through your unique personal attributes and strategic advice.

  • HND / BSc / BEng in Civil Engineering / Construction Management / Quantity Surveying desirable.
  • Experienced Civil Engineer/Project Manager with sound commercial acumen OR a minimum of 5 years estimating experience.
  • Previous experience of leading a small team and mentoring / training junior team members.

You will get

As Senior Estimator or Lead Estimator, you will get a competitive salary 100% negotiable plus a comprehensive package

  • 37.5 hour week. Monday - Thursday, 9.00am to 5.30pm (1hr lunch). Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm (½hr lunch).
  • Agile working arrangement (home/site/office).
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including pension, healthcare and travel allowance.
  • 26 days holiday per annum + Bank Holidays
  • Private, family business with a strong social purpose and respectful culture
  • Flexi-care benefits: Tastecard, Gym Membership, Cycle2Work, Holiday Trading (buy or sell up to 4 days), Health cash plan

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To the Site Supervisor job by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to



11 May 2021
England, London
£Negotiable + Package

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