R18026 estimator

Group Estimator

Ref: R18026

Background Information

Nicholls Colton Group is a multidisciplinary company providing a range of services to the construction industry throughout the UK. These include geotechnical & geo-environmental investigation and consultancy, structures and pavement investigations and inspections, in-situ testing and sampling, drainage surveys:  we also operate our own UKAS accredited Laboratories.  Due to expansion of the Group we are looking for an experienced Estimator to join and develop the team.

Job Description

Working out of our modern LE3 premises the position will require the reviewing of tender documentation, the production of prices for undertaking works, liaising with clients, suppliers and subcontractors and attendance at meetings. The position will also be expected to help drive improvements within the estimating team and across the business.


Role & Person Requirements:


  • The ideal candidate must have at least 3 to 5 years relevant construction industry experience in an estimating role.
  • Excellent written, numeracy and verbal skills are essential to fulfil this important role.
  • The ability to work as part of a team, working to client deadlines.
  • Liaising with preferred suppliers by issuing tender enquiries for subcontractor services and negotiating bids with subcontractors.
  • Clean UK Driving Licence is essential to enable attendance at site/client meetings at pre tender stage together with attendance at pre-contract meetings to discuss bid proposals..
  • Working knowledge of NEC and other forms of contract.


Conditions of Employment

  • Salary £32 – £40k per annum – plus benefits.
  • Hours of work – 40 hours per week.
  • Workplace  Pension Scheme
  • Leave entitlement – 25 days per annum.