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Job Ref:  204787050
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Kent
City:  Kent
Post Code:  TN23
Salary:  £50 - £60/annum £50-60K+ (Negotiable dependent on experien
14/10/2016 03:35
About this Role:

My client is a Leading Regional Civil Engineering Contractor with a turnover in the region of £50M per annum.

They are presently involved in projects in the following sectors;

River & Marine
Waste Management
Utilities & Energy
Bridges & Structures

Working from their regional office near to Chatham in Kent, you will have a strong background in Civil Engineering.


My client is seeking an Estimator / Senior Estimator to support their South Eastern Regional Civils Team.

The successful candidate will be expected to work on their own initiative but must be able to proactively interact with other members of the team to produce detailed competitive tender submissions.

You will be working on a variety of Civil Engineering Tenders ranging from £250K to £15M in value.


Be responsible for the preparation of the tender 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.


Appropriate academic and construction qualifications, detailed knowledge of Civil Engineering projects.
The candidate must be able to confidently communicate with all members of the pre-construction team, directors, clients and consultants.
Candidate must be able to work to strict deadlines

Skills/Knowledge /Experience & Qualifications

A comprehensive level of commercial experience with a leading contracting organisation.
BSc or HND in Civil Engineering or other equivalent construction related subject
Preferably qualified to ICES or RICS accreditation
Self motivated and confident
Financially astute
Good communication skills
A good decision maker who copes well under pressure
Relevant CSCS Card

About the Company/Client/Project:

My client is a Leading Regional Civil Engineering Company

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

A minimum of HNC in Civil Engineering or equivalent

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