Estimator - JPO/J18505


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Are you a Civil Engineering Estimator who is looking for a career move and want to join a successful construction business in the North of Scotland? Or perhaps you are an experienced Civil Engineer looking to pursue a career in Estimating? If so, this opportunity may be for you.

Contract Scotland are working with a very well-established construction business who have various divisions within construction, civil engineering and housing based in Aberdeen. Projects will be varied including a mix of rail work, utilities, substations, minor earthworks and groundworks throughout the north of Scotland. The ideal candidate may hold previous experience in estimating however, the employer is also open to the possibility of training applicants from a civil engineering background, looking to develop in to estimating.

  • Preparing tenders and building a database of bids for follow up work as well as tender negotiation
  • Obtain site records to prepare valuations for completed works
  • Measuring & Taking-Off' quantities as well as producing Bills of Quantities
  • Liaise with client professionals such as Project Managers and Site Engineers
  • Ensure all payments are compliant in line with payment terms

What is needed:
  • Previous experience within a similar role within the Construction industry
  • Excellent communication skills due to the level of interaction associated with this position
  • Excellent IT skills

If you are interesting in having an initial confidential chat prior to application, then our Managing Consultant, Jamie Porter will be a happy to speak with you. He can be contacted on 01786 446651.


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Legal Information:

Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.
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Jamie Porter
Managing Consultant

Jamie's been part of the Contract family since 2007 and in that time he's enjoyed working in a variety of sections. Initially joining the recruitment team as a Resourcer, he stepped up to become a Consultant looking after the public sector and design consultancy sections. Jamie established the Energy division and also recruited for Civil Engineering Contractors before taking over responsibility for permanent recruitment for Design Consultancies. Having covered such variety, he's able to offer wide-ranging support and advice to our customers while providing a more holistic view on industry trends. He takes genuine pride in the fact that we offer a service based on sound ethics and goes home at night knowing that he's made a positive contribution to our customers and the wider industry. Jamie was promoted to the post of Managing Consultant in 2019. Click on the search icon below to view Jamie's Jobs.


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