Groundworks Estimator – Swindon

An opportunity has arisen for an Estimator with  previous groundworks experience, to join our team in Swindon.

We are looking for someone who  also has strong IT skills, the ability  to create and maintain good working relationships with clients and  the capacity to work both independently and as part of a team.

Overall purpose of the job:

You will be calculating the price of labour, plant, materials and subcontractors for a specific housing jobs for our clients who are prominent  national house builders, and then putting together a bid.

Key responsibility:

  • Manage tenders in the value range of £100k to £8m, from start to finish including:
  • Foundations
  • Roads
  • Sewers
  • Section 278 works
  • Produce accurate costs, and identify key risks and opportunities to enable effective tender settlements

 Essential Criteria:

  • Estimating/pre-contract management experience
  • Strong building experience/background/knowledge.
  • Knowledge of the groundworks aspects of house building
  • Full UK driving licence.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Visual Precision experience
  • Knowledge of Valesco
  • CSCS Card

 Essential Skills: 

  • Commercial acumen
  • Capable of financial analysis
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team

If you think this is the right role for you –  please send a CV and covering letter to


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