Senior Estimator, London

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Civil Engineering

Linum Consult’s client is a leading specialist sub-contractor, part of a larger Tier 1 major civil engineering group. Due to exceptional growth across the UK, they are urgently seeking a Senior Estimator with experience within the UK civil engineering market, to join their team in London. 


  • Assessing tender opportunities for their suitability to bid
  • Reviewing tender information for the scope of works to be undertaken
  • Define and quantify the scope of work and prepare comprehensive conceptual, budgetary, and firm price construction cost estimates for projects
  • Undertake site visits as required to assess constraints, risks, etc. associated with the defined scope of work
  • Liaising with Operations to agree suitable sub-contract packages and prospective subcontractors for work elements
  • Compiling tender submission documents, including offer letters, BoQs, and/or Activity Schedules
  • Engaging with technical teams to better understand their requirements for tenders, as required


  • Degree qualification in Civil Engineering or similar subject related to construction, with a valid CSCS Card
  • Around 7-10 years’ estimating experience within the structural repairs and/or specialist construction sectors, ideally with sector knowledge in bridge/concrete repairs, structural strengthening, bearing replacement, post tensioning systems, carbon fibre strengthening, external building refurbishment, jacking & propping, or cathodic protection
  • Ideally have a background in operations or project experience
  • Excellent IT skills, with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and estimating software
  • Organised, methodical, and good analytical skills
  • The right to live and work in the UK, with a valid UK driving license


If you fulfil ALL of the key criteria for this position, then please submit your application to for the attention of Neill Donald. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 48 hours for a further discussion.

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