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Assistant Estimator - Civil Engineering

Ref: VR/01278
Up to £38 000 plus car / car allowance, pension and healthcare

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for an Assistant Estimator to work for a highly successful, regional Civil engineering contractor based in Glasgow. Working alongside the Estimating Manager and estimating for a variety of general civils projects up to £10 million, duties will include:

  • Reviewing tender documents
  • Undertaking site inspections and preparing reports
  • Analysing drawings and producing take off's and bills of quantities
  • Preparing and sending out tender enquiries to supply chain and reviewing quotations received
  • Building up an accurate cost estimate for the works in an elemental and analytical format.
  • Preparing the commercial tender for submission to the Client.

Applications are welcome from candidates who: 

  • Are currently working at Assistant Estimator level for another civil engineering contractor. 


  • Have 2 years experience working for a civil engineering contractor and will currently be at Site Engineer, Section Engineer or Sub Agent level, with a strong desire to move from working on site and into an office based estimating role. 


  • Who are currently working within a PQS practice and have a strong desire to move into estimating.

Either way, you will have excellent communication skills and be able to work on your own initiative and to strict deadlines.