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Breagh Recruitment
22 Cherryville Road
Armagh BT62 1RW
Tel: +44(0)2838897882

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Estimator - Civil - Top Tier Contractor

Location: Hertfordshire
Entered: 23 Sept 2017
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + Package
Duration: Permanent
Who you’ll be working for:
A successful, award winning and well recognised civil engineering company across the UK, Ireland and Europe, working on a range of live projects, including highways, energy, waste water, water and waste management, have a current opportunity for an experienced civil Estimator to join their team on a permanent basis.

The role will be offered on a permanent basis, based in Hertfordshire, located approximately 20 miles from Kings Cross, London, just north of the M25.

What you’ll need to have:
The successful candidate will have a degree / HNC in a construction / quantity surveying / Estimating discipline with 5 years + heavy civil experience working on projects from £0.5M up to £20M, with proven experience as an Estimator / Quantity Surveyor.

Preferably you will have experience in highways and design and build projects, previous experience with evaluate estimating software would be preferable but not essential, along with advanced knowledge of Microsoft office package.

What you’ll be doing:
The Quantity Surveyor / Estimator is required to work within a highly-motivated team, delivering both design & build and traditional bids covering a range of civil disciplines including highways, energy, waste water, water and waste management, industrial and commercial projects. The successful candidate will be expected to work on their own initiative, but proactively with a team to produce detailed and competitive tender submissions. The Estimator must have prior experience pricing projects from £0.5M up to £50M, with a min. of 5 years’ experience.

Key Responsibilities :
  • Responsible for the preparation of the tender with assistance from the pre-construction team. 
  • Report directly to the Commercial Manager. 
  • Upon receipt of tender documents, review and prepare a report, including tender deliverables.
  • Undertake a site inspection and prepare a report. 
  • Compile an appropriate risk register and update accordingly. 
  • Prepare and send out Tender enquiries to supply chain and review quotations received.
  • Prepare Tender sum analysis, priced document/Bill of Quantities
  • Cross check/take off quantities from drawings as required. 
  • Attend, both internal and external tender review meetings with the procurement team. 
  • Liaise with Design Consultants to obtain design information and review value engineering proposals/construction processes. 
  • Prepare post tender valuation of submission to the construction team.
  • File tender documentation in accordance with the company procedure
  • Attend handover meeting to brief the construction team. 
  • Review production analysis and update. 
What you’ll get in return:
You will be offered a fully negotiable attractive package, with a basic salary between £50,000 - £70,000.

How to apply:
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date CV to Cathal McKeever, or call us now on +44(0)7724790015

The Breagh Team
Breagh Recruitment are the go to specialist construction and engineering recruitment consultants across the UK and Ireland, with an ethos based on flexibility, hard work and a bit of good old common sense. We live within these core values servicing our clients and candidates on a daily basis.

Key roles we recruit for include: Health & Safety managers, project managers, construction managers, site engineers, quantity surveyors, civil engineers, estimators, buyers, bid managers and site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK.



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