• Location: London, Greater London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #19597
  • Salary: £60,000

Foundation Personnel, a leading Geotechnical and Foundations recruitment agency, is currently seeking a qualified Estimator to join our clients team. Our client, a specialist in post-tensioned and cable-stayed structures, Foundations and Ground Engineering. They’re leaders in the geotechnical processes of a construction project including ground investigation and analysis; improvement and reinforcement of soils; retaining structures; deep foundations.

Job Title: Estimator
Location: London 

• Efficiently record and log all tender correspondence.
• Ensure timely completion of all proposals and estimates.
• Thoroughly review tender documentation and provide feasibility advice.
• Prepare and submit tender queries and clarifications.
• Develop bills of quantities and schedules of rates for tender applications.
• Create detailed proposals that adhere to client guidelines and specifications.
• Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and industry standards concerning health, safety, 
quality, and the environment.
• Lead and coordinate projects in collaboration with the Bid Manager, Preconstruction 
Manager, and Commercial Manager.
• Coordinate tender preparation documents from various departments to meet client 
• Analyse technical, legal, and financial aspects to propose effective commercial strategies.
• Participate in bid negotiations under the guidance of management.
• Manage subcontract enquiries and review submissions for compliance.
• Identify and pursue future business opportunities and potential partnerships.
• Explore new markets and cultivate client relationships.

Essential Criteria: 
• Degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or a related discipline.
• Minimum of 2 years’ post-graduate experience in a relevant role.
• Enthusiastic with an eye for detail and the ability to work effectively in a team.
• Strong interpersonal skills with a tactical and strategic mindset.
• Profit-oriented with a collaborative approach.
• Proficiency in English; additional languages desirable.
• IT literacy, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Email.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of health and safety regulations

Foundation Personnel is committed to finding the best talent for our clients, and we encourage qualified individuals to apply for this exciting Estimating opportunity.