About The Opportunity

Our work-winning team tender projects from £1m-£100m for a variety of clients, sectors, and regions. Careys Civils Engineering (CCE) are well established within our core markets, typically acting as specialist sub-contractor on sub and super-structure, demolition, hard & soft landscaping and enabling & infrastructure works.

This is an opportunity for a Lead Estimator to join our London team, with a primary focus on estimating projects whilst coaching, training and mentoring your supporting team. Your practical and technical expertise will allow you to embed yourself within our experienced and collaborative work-winning team (circa 25 people across all levels) and further progress your career.

Responsibilities include;

  • Examine incoming tenders in depth to review risks, opportunity and value engineering solutions for both CCE and our clients.
  • Provide credible leadership, creating a culture of trust which identifies and exceeds tender deliverables.
  • Inspire others to achieve results, leading by example through driving continuous improvement of established processes and carrying out lessons learnt.
  • Develop the leadership potential of others and improve performance through consistent feedback and coaching.

About You

You will have a proven track record/demonstrable experience as a specialist sub-contractor Estimator on £multi-million sub and super-structure, demolition, hard & soft landscaping and/or enabling & infrastructure works. As a hands-on estimating lead, you will have the desire to help challenge and enhance the performance of our work-winning team through your unique personal attributes and strategic advice.

  • HND / BSc / BEng in Civil Engineering / Construction Management / Quantity Surveying desirable.
  • Experienced Civil Engineer/Project Manager with sound commercial acumen OR a minimum of 5 years estimating experience.
  • Previous experience of leading a small team and mentoring / training junior team members.

Unique Benefits

  • 37.5 hour week. Monday - Thursday, 9.00am to 5.30pm (1hr lunch). Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm (½hr lunch).
  • Agile working arrangement (home/site/office).
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including pension, healthcare and travel allowance.
  • 26 days holiday per annum + Bank Holidays
  • Private, family business with a strong social purpose and respectful culture
  • Flexi-care benefits: Tastecard, Gym Membership, Cycle2Work, Holiday Trading (buy or sell up to 4 days), Health cash plan

About Us

Carey Group PLC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

How To Apply

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...or Contact:

Emma Woodall

Resourcing Partner



Head Office

Carey House
Great Central Way