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Assistant Estimator

  • Location: Dartford, Kent
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Travel / allowance, pension, healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: PL907392PL_1558347073
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Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Civil Engineer looking to move into Estimating.

They are leading regional contractor, acting as both a Main & Subcontractor throughout the South East, Southern, South West & Wales regions.

They are looking to further expand their presence and portfolio within the South East and are looking to grow their Work Winning and Pre Construction team for this region.

Reporting into the Pre-Construction Manager and supporting the wider Work Winning team, you will be a valued member of this team supporting the production of accurate tender bids, and will be involved in both the pre-construction and delivery phases.

As the ideal candidate you will have experience of working within a regional, or national civil engineering contracting business, but they will also consider Graduates from a related degree with limited experience and lots of enthusiasm to learn.

Within this role, you will be responsible for and trained in:
  • Delivery of programmes and monitor forthcoming works.
  • Review of tender estimates based upon construction methods, outputs, programmes and resource availability.
  • Review tender documents including terms, conditions, bonds, guarantees and warranties.
  • Prepare tenders from Bills of Quantities, drawings and specifications for traditional, two stage and Design and Build projects up to £10m.
  • Develop client relationships and partnerships with their suppliers.
  • Attend handover meetings and maintain continuous support across projects, liaising with the production team and contributing to the team environment.

A full JD is available upon request.