Published: April 13, 2018
£350 - £400 per day
Start Date


Abatec is currently working with one of the most reputable civil engineering companies in the South West region. Our client is looking to recruit a well-rounded freelance Estimator to join the team based in the Wiltshire area. Projects to be tendered are typically £2M-£15M and are generally heavy civil engineering, general infrastructure and highways bias

If you are interested in this position it is advisable to APPLY NOW as our client is aiming to recruit someone as soon as possible

As an Estimator you will:

  • Assist and produce tenders that are accurately priced, clearly detailed and competitive
  • Manage all stages of the tendering process from receipt of enquiry through to the return of the completed tender
  • Use drawings and specifications to produce competitive tenders up to £15 million
  • Take off from drawings / specifications to produce a bill of quantities and schedule of rates
  • Assist with the preparation of pre-qualification questionnaires and quality statements
  • Produce enquiry documents for subcontractors and materials, carry out comparisons, analysis of quotations and completion of rates

Abatec's client is looking for someone with:

  • A degree or Higher National Certificate in Construction / Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • The ability to demonstrate a successful track record working within the civil engineering, groundworks or earthworks sectors
  • The ability to communicate with various demographics including site based staff, clients and management within the business


  • Highly competitive rates of pay (£350- £400 per day)
  • Long term, stable contract
  • Opportunity to work with a highly reputable, forward thinking civil engineering company

If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Ben Knight on 01934 635 025. The reference for this vacancy is 127937. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to

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Abatec Ltd. is working as an employment business on behalf of a client.

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