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Assistant Estimator - Civil Engineering

Ref: VR/01301
Up to £35 000 plus car / car allowance and pension

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for an Assistant Estimator to work for a highly successful civil engineering contractor based in Glasgow. Working alongside the Commercial Director of the business and estimating for a variety of groundworks projects up to £1.5 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 or groundworks contractor. 


Who are currently working as a Quantity Surveyor for another civil engineering or groundworks contractor 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.