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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Assistant / Graduate Estimator

Chelmsford, CM1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £25000 - £40000/annum plus package

Assistant Estimator - Groundworks

Chelmsford, Essex

£25,000 to £40,000 plus package (DOE)


Our client is a well established Essex based groundworks contractor who work within commercial and residential groundworks. The company has been trading for over 20 years and has a proven track record of successful project delivery on be half of main contractors, residential developers and private clients. They are actively searching for an assistant estimator to join their estimating department. You will be working within an experienced team of estimators who will be providing taring and mentoring. For the right candidate, this opportunity offers a great career path within a progressive company that has a strong training record.

The company is willing to look at individuals who are currently working within the groundworks and civils sectors looking to take a career move to the preconstruction side of the industry or graduates within a construction subject.

As a key member of the companies estimating team, you will play a significant role in helping to secure new work for the business. Working closely with our highly experienced estimators, you will be involved from the initial enquiry through to securing the tender. The role will enable growth and development through a team culture of support and encouragement.

Job Description:

* You will be involved in all aspects of Estimating with knowledge and duties including:

* Production of BoQ's with descriptions for pricing.

* The quantification of construction materials through detailed, diligent, take-offs

* An understanding of the principles of measuring quantities from specifications and drawings, with a basic knowledge of standard methods of measurement.

* The ability to raise technical or information related queries with the client during the tender process.

* The use of computer systems and software for estimating and measurement.

* Pricing of works from 1st principles in conjunction with a senior estimator.

* An understanding of groundworks and RC frames would be a benefit
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