Job Title

Estimator (Civils/Groundworks)

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  • Salary: £35000 - £50000
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  • Job ID: 01516
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Job Description

My client is well known Civil Engineering & Groundworks based in Cumbria, who are seeking an experienced Estimator as part of their five-year growth plans.

Duties & Responsibilities:

As an Estimator within the Civil Engineering & Groundworks team you will be responsible for managing multiple tenders from initial enquiry through to contract award. Your other roles and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • To understand and be able to interpret and prepare a groundworks bill of quantities from drawings provided
  • To complete a full cost analysis of the potential project.
  • To prepare a commercial review of contract terms and complete the risk / opportunities register
  • To work closely with internal teams to support the bid process and ensure all tenders are completed to the highest standard and within tight deadlines
  • To send tender enquiries to subcontractors and suppliers to ensure appropriate quotations are provided for projects
  • To make cost effective suggestions for alternative solutions and products (Value Engineering)


  • Five years of experience estimating in the Civils/Groundworks space
  • Considerable experience in delivering Civil Engineering and Groundworks projects valued between £10,000 and £2m
  • Working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme & Risk Management
  • Wide experience of civils and groundworks markets including Industrial, Commercial, Infrastructure, Residential, and Energy

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