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Estimator - Construction & Civil Engineering

  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civils
  • Contact: Sam Matondo
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Constructionline
  • Expiry Date: 27 October 2021
  • Job Ref: SMO1/20410_1632755887


Estimator - Construction & Civil Engineering


£40,000 - £55,000


Linsco are currently looking for an Estimator for a client of ours in the Derbyshire Region. An opportunity has arisen for an Estimator to work within the proposals team processing tenders for receipt to submission supporting construction and civil engineering experience.

Day to day Responsibilities:

  • Maintain tender database with all new tenders

  • Reviewing tender documentation to fully determine and understand the conditions set out

  • Quantify the extent of the works involved from tender documents

  • Engage in the bid process to ensure timely production of submission documentation

  • Identify potential risks and opportunities associated with the tender documents

  • Identify and engage supply chain to maximise commercial opportunities and savings during the bids process

  • Preparation of accurate and competitive cost estimates from first principals for a wide variety of civil engineering works, predominately in the Water Industry

  • Check & ensure maintenance of a controlled copy of tender document & resultant communications

  • Risk review of the tender to inform bid decisions in conjunction with Proposals staff

  • Prepare subcontract & materials enquiries and review subsequent quotations

  • Prepare an accurate cost estimate for the preliminaries resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed programme & engineering requirements

  • Check labour & plant resources accumulated in the cost estimate with those derived from the tender programme

  • Prepare & present the commercial aspects of the tender to the Managers for adjudication and approval

  • Prepare the commercial tender for submission to the Client

  • On acceptance of tender by Client check proposed contract reflects the enquiry documents and subsequent offer

  • Prepare and present the commercial handover documents to the contract delivery team

  • Liaise with construction teams to ensure output & resource data collected providing feedback for future tenders

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience working as an Estimator within construction and / civil engineering

  • ONC / HNC / BSc / NVQ equivalent or at least 5 years' experience

  • Commercial Awareness

  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture

What can we offer:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Company car / Car allowance

  • Company benefits and perks

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

Linsco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.