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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £55k - 60k per year + car, fuel card

  • Contact:

    Jason Fogaty

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876063

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:


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Are you a Birmingham based civils estimator with highways experience looking for a new opportunity?

Would you like to work for a tier one contractor who hold a 'Gold Investor in People' award and are known for developing and rewarding their employees?

If yes, this may be for you...

My client is a global specialist in highways construction and has been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors, offering full project management from design and concept through to construction and maintenance.

The successful candidate will join the operations team based in Birmingham on a full time and permanent basis, working closely with the Senior Estimator in the preparation of tenders and works opportunities, as well as developing long-term relationships with operational and commercial teams, suppliers, supply chain and other partner organisations to maximise all potential business leads.

You will assess tender opportunities using risk matrix and analyse all subcontract and supplier packages to build up accurate and effective project prices.

The candidate:

I am looking to speak with experienced Estimators who have strong civil engineering knowledge and ideally highways experience.
In addition, the successful candidate will be based within a sensible commute of Birmingham, and will:

  • Be educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of NEC form of contract and their impact on tender price
  • Have working knowledge of Causeway or similar estimating software
  • Have an understanding of methods of measurement.

The package:

  • Salary up to £60,000 per annum
  • Company car allowance or a company car with a fuel card
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Option to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave
  • Flexible working
  • Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
  • NI free childcare vouchers
  • Ongoing training, and personal professional development

This is an urgent requirement and as such I will be short listing candidates next week with the view to arranging interviews as soon as possible.
To avoid missing out, please submit a CV at your earliest opportunity or feel free to get in touch with Jason Fogaty on 07745 530959 or for a confidential chat.


If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason Fogaty at Carrington West on 07745 530959 for more information.
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