Join the Mac Groundworks team

Groundwork Estimator

Closing Date:31 March 2020

MAC Groundwork Contractors are recruiting a Groundwork Estimator to join our expanding Estimating Department.


Salary: Negotiable dependant on experience
Location: Castlewood Trading Estate, Uttoxeter Road, Chartley, ST18 0LP

You will hold the responsibility for the overseeing aspects of the estimating and other duties:

  • Producing customer quotations base on information provided by the customer.
  • Research and forecast the control of materials, tools plant and equipment for projects, through the production of budget sheets.
  • Prepare where required tender documentation, budget forecasts and other documentation specific to projects.
  • Communicate on various levels from employees to management, subcontractors to suppliers, customers to the general public.
  • Issue for Tender and/or agree the services of contractors and/or subcontractors who are proposed to work on the construction project.
  • Liaise with the Client / Customer and other construction professionals.
  • Liaising with the Procurement Manager for the selection and sourcing of materials for tendering purposes.
  • Prepare necessary reports on projects, pre during and post construction.
  • Review of existing documentation, report and address areas requiring action.
  • Attend regular Estimating Meetings and prepare necessary documentation, reports and updates for discussion.
  • To undertake any other reasonable tasks in accordance with the estimating needs of the business.

Key Skills / Experience

  • Experience in Groundwork and Surfacing Estimating
  • Ability to read drawings and do take-offs to produce BoQs
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Use of Estimating Software and Drawing Programmes
  • Good communication skills
  • Work well under pressure and to deadlines