Estimator in Doncaster

60,000

80,000
Are you an Estimator with a rail background looking to work for a Tier two contractor?

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The company I am representing are a rail based specialist based in the north of England. They are a privately owned, family run business. They act as a subcontractor for tier ones as well as acting as a main contractor on certain projects. The whole group turn over £100M and the civils division turns over £5M. They have seen a lot of growth in the past few years and have recently acquired a communications business and a plant business. Types of work include maintenance work, p-way, walkways, bridges, rail plant, track operations, and they specialise in track installation and rail based systems. Some of their clients include GWR and GTR as well as maritime and Alstom. Project values range from £25,000 up to £12M.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The company are looking for an estimator to join their civil engineering team in Doncaster. They’re looking for somebody who’s interested in a long term job and willing to progress there career. Ideally they’re looking for somebody to Co-ordinate with the bid management team to develop a schedule of key dates for individual estimates (enquiries, pricing, and adjudication). You’ll need to price all temporary works as required. Link with design team or other business functions to ensure the completeness. The successful candidate will be involved in attending pre construction and construction site visits. It’s vital that you’re somebody who strives for continuous improvement within the estimating process and your area of responsibility.

It’s important to note that the successful candidate will be expected to travel as part of their role to construction sites, company fixed locations or other locations as requested by Management.

REQUIREMENTS

You’ll be required to have a good standard of education preferably to Foundation Degree level (HND,HNC) in a Construction , Civils, Business of equivalent qualification.

It’s important to have experience working within civil engineering as an estimator and to show good long term stability at the companies you have worked for, ideally 3 years per company that you’ve worked for.

You’ll also need a full UK driver’s license to allow to get from the office to the construction site and to other locations you might require to visit.

REWARDS AND BENEFITS

The company is huge on personal development, progression and long term stability. You’ll be working for a company where they want you to work up the ladder and progress through the company.

You’ll be rewarded with a very competitive salary which ranging from £60,000- £80,000 + package.

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About this Recruiter

Alex Jacobs
Consultant

A bit about me

I have worked in construction recruitment for three years. I started working in the blue-collar sector but have turned my attention to white-collar recruitment here at Cityscape. I specialise in civil engineering opportunities – working with both Tier 1 and 2 clients in the highways, utilities, rail and water sectors. Before working in recruitment, I spent 20 years in the Arts where I was lucky enough to travel the world. But there are always more places to see so, travel remains important to me. I am into sports and am an avid supporter of Tottenham Hotspur. I have a wife and two children and live in Aylesbury. Most of my spare time involves parenting and entertaining the kids.
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