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Heywood, Greater Manchester, England
£60000-£75000 per annum
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Senior Estimator - Civils

The Company

Our client is a leading civil engineering and building company, withholding over 5 decades of experience within the industry, they possess extensive expertise in diverse services across residential, commercial, industrial, and civil engineering sectors. Committed to delivering excellence, they prioritise quality, safety, and innovation in every project they undertake. Our. With a strong emphasis on integrity, reliability, and customer satisfaction, they strive to exceed expectations and set new benchmarks of excellence in the construction industry.

The Project

As an experienced Senior Estimator, your role will be crucial in estimating projects spanning groundworks, highways, concrete works, and general civils, ranging from £500k to £15m in value. You will be responsible for ensuring precise and cost-effective estimates, vital for the on-time and within-budget completion of construction projects.


It is essential that you hold the experience below;

* Strong history of successfully operating on various civils projects, including groundworks, highways, concrete works, general civils, with values in excess of £500k - £15m
* Extensive background within the industry with at least 5 years' experience of working in a Senior Estimator position or similar

Additional skills;

* Strong ability to lead a team of estimators efficiently
* Capacity to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
* Extensive familiarity and proficiency in utilising relevant estimating software
* Solid analytical skills with a strong ability to interpret complex project requirements
* Strong communication and negotiation abilities, with the capacity to collaborate effectively with diverse teams
* A wide understanding of construction methods, materials, and industry standards to make informed cost estimates

The Role

* Job Title: Senior Estimator (Civils)
* Job Type: Permanent
* Project: £500k - £15m Various civils projects
* Location: Heywood, North West
* Reporting to: Commercial Director


* Direct and lead the estimation process effectively
* Mentor and guide junior estimators, fostering their growth and development
* Calculate the required materials for projects, aligning with project plans and specifications
* Create detailed cost estimates for diverse civils projects, providing a breakdown of expenses
* Maintain regular communication with stakeholders to ensure project requirements and budgets are aligned
* Examine bids and proposals from subcontractors and suppliers to verify their competitiveness and accuracy
* Precisely evaluate the expenses related to labor, materials, equipment, and subcontractor services needed for civils projects
* Thoroughly examine project specifications, drawings, and related documents
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