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Assistant Estimator

  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 903509_1511869281
Job description

Experienced Required
  • Previous experience working on Civil Engineering and Groundwork's Projects
  • Able to undertake take off calculations / estimates from engineering drawings
  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or relevant Engineering qualification
  • Experience using Estimating software, including Excel




The Company

Our Client is an award-winning, multi-disciplined civil engineering and utilities specialist company. They have seen continual growth over the last 10 years and are renowned for delivering sustainable solutions to their clients.

The Role

Reporting into the Estimating Manager and working under the guidance of an established team, you will have the opportunity to work on a number of the South Easts largest mixed use commercial build and civil engineering projects. You will be responsible for ensuring that estimates are produced and delivered to meet the needs of the team and client. Bringing added value to existing operations through the application of innovative solutions and technical expertise.

As the successful candidate, your key responsibilities and duties will include:
  • Creating estimates from engineering drawings.
  • Preparing accurate quantity take-offs from project documentation.
  • Preparation of robust and accurate cost estimates.
  • Producing tender documentation under guidance of Estimating Manager.
  • Liaising with the wider bid and project team in producing high quality bids & tenders.
  • Prepare subcontract packages as necessary with the aid of the Estimating Manager.
  • Evaluate quotations returned from suppliers.
  • Provide input for or maintain the project risk register.
  • Attend meetings (pre and post tender) with Professional Team and Client.