Connecting to LinkedIn...

Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Plymouth
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11736
Contact Name: Ash Stone
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2019 08:23

Job Description

Job Description

Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Senior Civil Engineering Estimator based in Plymouth on a Permanent basis. The successful candidate will be working within the proposals team processing tenders from receipt to submission.


Job specification: -


  • Maintain tender database with all new tenders
  • Reviewing tender documentation to fully determine and understand the conditions set out
  • Quantify the extent of the works involved from tender documents
  • Engage in the bid process to ensure timely production of submission documentation
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities associated with the tender documents
  • Identify and engage supply chain to maximise commercial opportunities and savings during the bids process
  • Preparation of accurate and competitive cost estimates from first principals for a wide variety of civil engineering works, predominately in the Water Industry
  • Check & ensure maintenance of a controlled copy of tender document
  • Risk review of the tender to inform bid decisions in conjunction with Proposals staff
  • Prepare subcontract & materials enquiries and review subsequent quotations
  • Prepare an accurate cost estimate for the preliminary resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed programme & engineering requirements
  • Prepare & present the commercial aspects of the tender to the Managers for adjudication and approval
  • Prepare the commercial tender for submission to the Client
  • On acceptance of tender by Client check proposed contract reflects the enquiry documents and subsequent offer
  • Prepare and present the commercial handover documents to the contract delivery team
  • Liaise with construction teams to ensure output & resource data collected providing feedback for future tenders


Requirements: -


  • Experience in developing civil engineering price build-ups from engineering design data and drawings
  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent or at least 5 year’s Estimating experience
  • Commercial and contractual awareness


Please contact me for more information should this be suitable, alternatively, if you know someone who may be looking for a job like this, please feel free to pass this on.

Our Company

Rubicon Consulting is a Talent management consultancy which helps you to optimise business performance and competitive advantage by choosing the right people first time!