Estimator

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Construction
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£540,000 to £720,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£45000 to £60000 DOE plus company car or car allowance and benefits
Posted:
08/06/2022
Recruiter:
Colas Ltd
Job Ref:
ATR1005

Colas is looking to recruit two Estimators for the company's Preconstruction business unit, which is responsible for tendering large projects and winning work for Colas Limited. We’ve had great successes recently after winning work in the Bristol and Midlands regions, working on the council's highways frameworks. This is an opportunity to join the team to support pricing on future business opportunities. This is a full time permanent role based in Birmingham.
Package DescriptionAs well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
• A generous pension contribution
• Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
• Flexible working policy
• Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
• Ongoing training and personal/professional development
• Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal
Main ResponsibilitiesLiaising with departments across the wider Colas Ltd group Estimators establish the most commercially advantageous solution, pricing from first principles whilst taking account of opportunities and risks within the bid.
The Ideal CandidateThe successful candidate will ideally have highways sector Estimating experience or, alternatively, in a civils capacity relating to horizontal construction (inc. housing, infrastructure, car parks and rail). You must have experience working with NEC contracts. Personally, you’ll have good attention to detail, be commercially astute with a keen eye for risk as well as a positive and ambitious approach to winning work. 
About The Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.

Contact Details:
Colas Ltd
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Ali Butt
Email:

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