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Trainee / Junior Level Estimator - Civil Engineering

Ref: VR/01101
Up to £40 000 plus car / car allowance, pension and healthcare

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for a Trainee  / Junior Level Estimator to work for a national civil engineering contractor based in Glasgow. Working alongside the Estimating Manager and estimating for a variety of general civils projects up to £10 million in value, 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.

The successful candidate will have at least 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, you will be able to work on your own initiative and to strict deadlines. Excellent communication skills are a must.