Our client, a leading global engineering firm specialising in water sector projects, is expanding its commercial team in Scotland and is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join them in Inverness. We welcome applicants from all levels of experience, particularly those with a background in the water industry.

In light of recent successes in clean water frameworks, our client is expanding its team and actively seeking experienced Site Agents and Site Engineers to join their ranks, focusing on projects in and around Inverness. As integral members of the team, you will play pivotal roles in ensuring the safe, efficient, and timely completion of clean water infrastructure projects.

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Lead Estiamator

Location: Stepps
Salary: £55k - 75k per year + plus benefits
Benefits: plus benefits
Reference: J43511
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 31st May 2024
Closing: 28th June 2024

Lead Estimator – Civil Engineering

Location: Scotland (Hybrid Working Options)

Company: Leading Civil Engineering Firm (Scottish Water Framework)

Reference: J43511

Contact: Adam Rahma – 01786446651


Are you an experienced Lead Estimator looking for a new challenge? We are recruiting on behalf of a highly successful civil engineering company involved in the Scottish Water Framework. This company is seeking a Lead Estimator to join their team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on diverse and challenging projects with hybrid working options.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the estimation process for various civil engineering projects.
  • Collaborating closely with the project management team to ensure accurate and competitive bids.
  • Managing the preparation and submission of detailed cost estimates.
  • Reviewing project specifications and drawings to determine scope and requirements.
  • Engaging in regular communication with clients, suppliers, and internal stakeholders.
  • Identifying cost-saving opportunities and potential risks.


  • Strong background in civil engineering.
  • Water experienced is desired.
  • Proven track record in estimating for large-scale projects.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects.
  • Flexible hybrid working options.
  • Professional development prospects within a highly successful company.


If you are a motivated and experienced Lead Estimator looking for a new opportunity, we want to hear from you. Apply now to take the next step in your career with a company that values its employees and offers exciting prospects for professional development.

Contact Details:

Please apply or contact Adam Rahma on 01786446651, quoting reference J43511.

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