Senior Estimator

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake estimates from first principles in accordance with Company procedures ( value £100K - £10M).
  • Identify opportunity and risk during the tender process.
  • Create tender programmes using MS project, Asta Powerproject’s or similar software.
  • Help develop, mentor and manage junior / trainees estimators.
  • Liaise with the tender Bid Manager and Buying Dept.
  • Oversee tender handover meetings with construction team.
  • Participate in Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) with our Bid / Construction Team and Clients.
  • Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions.
  • Subcontractor engagement at tender stage, producing enquiries and assessing returns from supply chain.
  • Material scheduling requirements.
  • Familiarity and understanding to use all Microsoft Applications – Excel, Word etc 

     The successful applicant for this role will be able to demonstrate:

  • Background in a similar position or looking to move to a senior position.
  • Experience in: Highways ( Drainage & Earthworks), Water Industry, and other Infrastructure Works including associated RC structures
  • Experience working with Various contract types : NEC 3 & 4 , JCT & bespoke T & C’s.
  • Full UK Licence as travel to sites and meetings will be required.


  • Salary - would be dependent on experience.
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Healthcare
  • Pension – 4% Employer + 4% Employee contribution
  • Discretional Annual Bonus (dependent on company results)
  • Based in West Bromwich

  • ISO 9001, 14001, 45001
  • Investors in People
  • Achilles UVDB (Utilities Vendor database) and ‘Verify’ audit
  • Achilles Building Confidence
  • Member of CECA Midlands Region The Civil Engineering Contractors Association
  • CHAS Contractors Health & Safety Scheme
  • Construction-line
  • SAFEcontractor
  • Member of the BDA British Drilling Association
  • Social Mobility Pledge
  • Women into Construction
  • Real Living Wage
  • Science Based Target Initiative