Senior Estimator - Civil Engineering - up to £85k - Birmingham

HDT Solutions
£50000 - £85000/annum + Excellent Company Package (neg)
12 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
HDT Solutions are proud to be partnering with one of the Midlands fastest growing civil engineering contractors, working on an exclusive opportunity for an estimator, you will be the first in line for promotion to head up their estimating function as they continue to grow in this vibrant market.

Do you want to be part of a forward thinking, family owned business that has retained its core values throughout the years of its success?

This is your chance to join an established civil engineering contractor, that has been one of the success stories of the Midlands in recent years, playing a key part in the next chapter of its continued growth.

My client is proud of their continued drive towards innovation, excellence, whilst retaining their staff and adopting best practices.

Despite their continued success, the business has maintained its family approach and teamwork ethos, this truly sets them apart from the competition.

The culture and working environment created within the business has been a key factor in their journey to becoming one of the regions most reputable civil engineering contractors.

As the sole estimator for the division you will initially be responsible for the tendering process of all future works for the division, with projects ranging in value from £500k - £5m.

What makes this unique?
There is nobody to block your promotion path to estimating manager, in due course as the division, and estimating function continues to grow you will be first in line for the position, nobody will be brought in above your head.

My client is committed to rewarding the individual that comes on board to make this happen and the position will be yours for the taking in the future should you be up for the challenge.

Who may apply?
Willing to consider estimators of all levels, assistant, intermediate, senior, or managing estimators may apply.
The individual is critical - your personality, drive, commitment, motives to move and your longer-term aspirations are of key importance to my client.
Business objective - to build a long term, sustainable business model, with input from the Estimator that comes on board, in line with their level of experience. Investing in any training & development that may be required so that success can be achieved in line with the growth strategy.

The Role
You will be the estimator for their civil engineering works responsible for successfully tendering for work in the region of £20m per year initially. Reporting to the Managing Director directly. You play a key role in the future development and growth of the business.

Reporting to the Managing Director and working closely with the Construction Director, ensuring a first-class service is provided consistently, whilst future tenders are capable of being delivered on time and within budget.

This is your chance to be part of a success story, working for a truly fantastic business with a great reputation for staff retention keeping in touch with their employees and rewarding them financially for their efforts.

What will be expected?
**Responsible for the tendering process of all future works, project values range from £500k - £5m
**Estimating from 1st principles and BoQ, preparing your own BoQ from drawings and spec tenders as required.
**Hands on approach to estimating, dealing with incoming enquiries and proactively making enquiries to new and existing clients. driving the business forwards and being a key stakeholder in business development.
**Liaise with internal stakeholders, both commercial and operational regarding capability to deliver future works, adjudication and current progress, to deliver high quality estimates and tender submissions.
**Site visits and client liaison as and when required
**Understanding of general civil engineering schemes, priced from brownfield through to completion.

The Candidate
**Civil Engineering/groundwork’s knowledge would be highly desirable for this position. A strong understanding of civil engineering schemes and producing high quality estimates, competitive with current market rates.
**Hands on, proactive, and able to work as part of a team.
**Willing to consider estimators of all levels, assistant, intermediate, senior, or managing estimators may apply.

Salary & Package
**Salary commensurate with level and experience - uplift on current basic guaranteed.
**Company Car - Audi/ BMW or Car Allowance
**Excellent pension contribution, health care, rewards scheme. annual reviews in place.

Application process
Stage 1 - Register your initial interest in one of the following ways:-
**Submit your CV via this advert - If you don't have an up to date copy of your CV or if you have never written one, don't worry as I can do this for you, please contact me directly for this service.

**Call me anytime from 7.30am to 8pm, Mon-Sat, on 073 75 (Apply online only) for an off the record chat, alternatively text me your name along with a suitable time for me to call you back.

**Email your contact details, along with a convenient time of when I can call you robd @ hdtsolutions . co . uk

Stage 2 - An off the record telephone conversation with me (15 minutes)

Stage 3 - If shortlisted your will be invited to meet with me, at a time and location to suit yourself (1 hour).

Stage 4 - Interview with the client.

We will discuss the role, the company, your experience and project history. I will make any adjustments to your CV that may be necessary before presenting your details to my client if we are both satisfied to proceed.

It is important to note that your personal information will not be sent anywhere without your prior consent.

This is not a name gathering exercise, your details are not required as a tool to solicit new business

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