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  • London, UK
  • £80,000 - £85,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: MW - Estimator - SE
  • Consultant: Mark Weaver

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Senior Estimator - Civil Engineering
London / Kent

£80,000 - £85,000 pa

I am in the market for a Senior Estimator to work for a key client of mine within the Civil Engineering sector working on numerous projects based in the South East.

As a Senior Estimator you responsible for compiling cost estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client or potential client with a product or service outlined in their scope of works. You will be able to provide comprehensive and accurate quantities and budgets for Labour, plant and materials needed to complete a project. You are also expected to identify and mitigate project risks and opportunities for review during bid settlements.


  • Review and form an in depth understanding of the project from the Invitation to Tender documents.
  • Preparation of Bill of Quantities and any take off to either populate or as a checking exercise.
  • Identify and collate any subcontract, materials and specialist plant enquiry packages to supplement into tender as required.
  • Pricing all directly deliverable or as necessary elements of estimates from first principles
  • Identify operational and commercial risk within the project and ensure adequate allowance has been made within the commercial submission.
  • Collate and submit to the client any Tender Queries within the prescribed periods outlined in the ITT documents when applicable.
  • Undertake post tender negotiations to ensure the project is secured. Any other reasonable requests as required by Management
  • It is expected that all of your behaviours and day to day activities will be underpinned by the blu-3 company core values

In order to qualify for this role you must have:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience within an Estimating position
  • Experience working on civil engineering projects
  • Sufficient experience working with estimating software packages
  • Must have an in depth understanding of Standard Method of Measurement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

If you are interested in the role or would like to have a confidential conversation regarding the commercial market please get in contact on the details below:

Telephone: 020 3892 7852

Mobile: 07825 324 110


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