Senior Estimator

February 7, 2020
Job Type
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£65k - £85k + Package (Negotiable)


About this Role:

Due to the busy start of 2020 a regional civil engineering contractor are looking to recruit a Senior Estimator. The role will give you the opportunity to work on diverse tenders including specialist marine work including port expansions and sea defence structures to urban regenerations, flood alleviation schemes, waste water treatment works, roads and infrastructure.

The business are a principal contractor and self-deliver with their large directly employed labour force. Traditionally the value of projects range between £4m - £10 million but also deliver one-off schemes between £15m - £20 million.

The role is suitable for an Estimator looking for the opportunity to step into a senior role or an established Senior Estimator that’ll work with the senior management of the business and manage their own team.


Responsible for the preparation of tenders with assistance from other members of the pre-construction team.

Manage the production of the tender costs in consultation with the project planner, design manager and bid manager allocated to the project.

Obtain suitable market quotations to substantiate the prime cost utilising the company Supply Chain.

Deliver accurate prime cost submissions at the adjudication meeting in a professional and logical manner.

Advise line Manager of improvements / innovation within the company or externally that you become aware of.

Estimates result in contracts that meet or exceed business expectations.

Handover of successful tender information such that the site teams are suitably briefed

Commitment, drive and outstanding performance will be rewarded with an excellent salary, package and opportunity to progress.

About the Company/Client/Project:

The role is to work with the busy Hampshire office covering the southern operation of the business. The company are a comprehensive civil engineering contractor specialising in water, waste and energy; sea defence; flood alleviation; aviation; public realm; infrastructure and building. The business has thrived across the South Coast for over 50 years’ and has built lasting relationships with governing bodies, local authorities, major developers and private sector clients.

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

alltek specialise in civil engineering vacancies and is a leading Recruitment Consultancy in Southampton.

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