• Permanent
  • Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
  • £50,000 to £75,000 per annum

£50,000 – ££75,000 + Car or Car Allowance
Surfacing / Civil Engineering / Term Maintenance

The Role
The Estimator shall assist the business in achieving turnover and profitability through comprehensive pricing and successful winning of work. They shall be responsible of carrying out the Estimating function in line with Company Procedures and Policies, including assisting the bid management process of key tenders.
Ideally the successful individual will have experience reviewing and pricing tenders for Highway Term Maintenance contracts (£30m/annum) and scheme/projects to £5m including surfacing works for the company ensuring that all Estimating is carried out in line with company procedures and reports

Key accountabilities

  • Accurate preparation of tenders for targeted capital projects and maintenance contracts
  • Timely bid management of key tenders ·
  • Completion of tender review for all estimates ·
  • Completion of all relevant quality assurance requirement relating to Estimating Compiling material quotation enquiries and subsequent reconciliations
  • Compiling Sub-Contract quotation enquiries and subsequent reconciliations
  • Completion of tender handovers for contract awards
  • Comparison of final contract cost to tender allowances
  • Review and provide proposal for improved Purchasing
  • Develop supply chain policy and philosophy with Business Manager

Skills & experience

  • Previous experience of Estimating similar works
  • Experience within Highways
  • Ability to demonstrate a track record of winning profitable contracts
  • Previous experience of handing over tenders
  • Good presentation skills
  • Team player and motivator
  • Understanding of conditions of contract, specifications and drawings
  • The ability to achieve tight deadlines under pressure
  • Computer literate

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please call Josh Moss on 02392 322389, or email your CV to

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