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Senior Estimators - Civil Engineering Infrastructure Projects


"Degree educated & experienced Senior Estimator for regional civil engineering sector role covering rail & highways construction projects."
Salary: £Very Competitive Car Benefits
Location: Wales /South West/ Central Regions - Flexible Field/Hybrid Working

We are currently looking for two experienced Senior Estimators with experience in roads, highways, and infrastructure to join a civil engineering contractor in the South West/Wales region. Our client is a specialist division of a UK market leading group and plc.

The Roles:

The main duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Producing estimates and costs plans for multiple complex civil engineering projects
  • Assess tender documentation requirements and present tender launch proposals
  • Identify resources to complete the bid
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities
  • Compile comprehensive analytical net cost estimates for works including preliminary items in line with the Company's standards to win work
  • Regular liaison with construction planners, design managers, bid managers, consultants and supply chain to deliver innovative solutions and tender proposals
  • Present net cost tenders for internal adjudication
  • Conversion of estimates to tender submission
  • Handover of successful tender information such that operational teams are suitably briefed
  • Participate in post tender negotiations with Clients to secure individual projects
  • Produce quantities from drawn information (an advantage)

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience in Estimating with a main/regional civil engineering contractor specialising in highways and rail construction, upgrades, improvement and development.
  • Experience of tendering for civil engineering projects from small to large value.
  • Experience gained within a self delivery contractor environment would be extremely advantageous.
  • Possess a strong understanding of construction technology and innovative techniques as well as understanding the commercial aspects of tendering
  • Hold a relevant construction qualification at HND level or equivalent eg degree, CIOB, RICS
  • Experience of Causeway Estimating Software
  • Ability to estimate from first principles
  • Ability to work independently yet be part of an integrated team
  • Ability to pro-actively and constructively challenge colleagues
  • Motivated, flexible with a will to succeed

These are excellent opportunities for experienced Senior Estimator to join an already established and highly successful regional civil engineering business and with the opportunity to grow into a more senior role within a specified time span.