Job Title: Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ellesmere Port
Civil Engineering
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-14
REF: SC - E - 047
Contact Name: Sean Collard
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 days ago

Job Description



We are working with an established civil engineering contractor who are looking to grow the estimating team in a relatively new regional office. This role is open from Junior to Senior Estimators as we are open to the level and responsibilities taken. The company work on a wide range of projects withing the Civil Engineering industry and the chosen estimator will have the opportunity to work on both large and small projects within Rail, Roads, Infrastructure, Petrochemical, Power, Car Parks and more.


Depending on your experience the role will see you reporting into the Pre-Construction Manager working on estimates from £100k up-to £15m. The head office has a strong pre-con team that will give you the support needed when working on larger schemes and you will be offered all the support and training you require from the regional office set up.


This is an exciting opportunity for a hardworking individual who is looking to take the next step in their career, given the opportunity to progress and take the lead with more junior members of the team depending on your own experience. 




  • Process and analyse enquiries incoming from a wide range of clients
  • Manage the process of preparing take-offs as well as material schedules
  • Update project costs throughout the process to match the latest information
  • Participate in tender handover meetings
  • Prepare subcontract enquiries and evaluate quotation
  • Working within a team submit proposals to clients and stakeholders
  • Negotiate terms with clients and suppliers
  • Maintaining cost library based on feedback from the commercial department
  • Prepare estimates and outline programmes for the costs of the works
  • Coordinate tender

Key Skills & Experience

  • Experience working within an estimating within a Civil Contractor
  • Knowledge of Conquest estimating software or similar
  • Experience on working on projects over £5m
  • Relevant qualification or over 2 years’ experience


  • Very Competitive Salary (Depending on your experience and level)
  • Company Car or Allowance
  • Competitive Pension
  • Medical Cover
  • And More