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Sector: Civil Engineering | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: Salary (negotiable on experience)

Senior Estimator – Reading – Groundworks Frame

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Permanent Position

Salary (Negotiable on experience)


My client is looking for a Senior Estimator to join their team on a project in Reading. The successful candidate would ideally have previous experience in RC Frames and Groundworks. The Estimator will be responsible for producing priced tenders that are accurate, clearly detailed, competitive and returned within strict deadlines. The Estimator will also be responsible for the measurement of all tender drawings and the management of all additional surveying documentation requested in relation to project tenders other pricing measures as required.




·         Preparation and negotiation of tender’s submission

·         Measuring and Quantity Take-Off from drawings

·         Producing Bills of Quantities

·         Sourcing pre-project information

·         Visit site and record information about access, drainage and topography, and availability of services such as water and electricity

·         Ensure tender is delivered to the appropriate place on time

·         Attend pre and post tender interviews, client meetings

·         Liaising and reporting to the Quantity Surveying Director, the Estimating Director and Procurement Department in relation to on-going projects submissions

·         Attend regular pipeline meetings to review current tender submission requirements and communicate effectively to keep QS Director up-to-date on project submission status whilst also tracking and resolving issues

·         Keeps abreast of various changes in industry and competitive environment in which the company operates

·         Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations

·         Perform Other Duties and Projects as assigned

·         Produce tender report



·         Related construction degree qualification

·         Background experience in RC Frame and Groundworks

·         5 – 6 years’ experience with a similar sized sub-contractor

·         Displays high capability of extracting quantities from drawings and issuing enquiries to sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure that accurate quotations are received for pricing within specified time frames

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to provide and explain accurate reporting

·         Excellent organization and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities at once 

·         Ability to work successfully as part of a team with wide variety of individuals demonstrating effective interpersonal 


Our client seeks to select and promote employees based on their individual qualifications, experience and abilities to ensure complete equality of opportunity.


020 7609 7769


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