Apply for Construction Estimator

We have an opportunity is for an experienced estimator to join our commercial team; tendering mainly for groundworks & drainage projects with values up to £5m. The role is based out of our Eastington Head Office and offers an excellent package for the right candidate with career development prospects. We are looking for an individual with a common sense approach to working, the desire to develop and progress their career and the ability to build long-term client relationships.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking estimates in accordance with company procedures.
  • Identify opportunity and risk during tender process and surrounding pricing.
  • Full tender process administration
  • Tender risk & opportunities – practical, commercial & contractual
  • Understanding of various forms of procurement processes
  • Attendance at mid-bid & post tender Interviews
  • Investigation of various forms of construction and liaising with specialist sub-contractors


  • High level of IT and communication skills
  • Excellent management and client relationship skills
  • First rate numerical and report writing skills
  • Minimum 5 years estimating experience
  • Groundworks, drainage & civils sector experience
  • Previous experience using Valesco is advantageous but not essential
  • Subcontractor or main contractor experience


  • Life Assurance Scheme (two times salary)
  • Free on site parking
  • Modern rural office location
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • 28 days annual leave (including statutory bank/public holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Discounted corporate membership to local gym
  • Supported training programme (appropriate to job role)
  • Salary negotiable based on experience and skills
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