Senior Estimator



Closes 31/03/2021

Due to growth we have a new exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Estimator to be based from our office in Blantyre, near Glasgow.

Story Contracting are a rapidly expanding company and a highly respected name within the construction industry.  We acknowledge that our people are our biggest asset and offer excellent career development potential, a great working environment and a fantastic remuneration package. 

As an experienced Senior Estimator and reporting to our Lead Estimator, your duties will include:

  • Developing tender strategy with commercial and operations teams
  • Managing the tender process with the Lead Estimator
  • Ensuring key risks and opportunities are identified
  • Ensuring Client’s requirements are met with a commercially viable tender
  • Building and maintaining effective and genuine Client and supplier relationships
  • Ensuring effective internal engagement, handover and feedback
  • Coach and Develop Estimators to deliver winning tenders

Self-motivated, practical and commercially aware, you will be used to working under pressure and to strict deadlines. This role will require civils experience, with rails experience a benefit but not crucial. 

In possessing good communication skills, you will interact with people at all levels within the organisation and your customer focus will enable you to engage with clients and build relationships. 

In return for your self-motivation and commitment to continuous improvements and profitability, you will receive a competitve salary, company car or allowance, matched company pension contribution of 5% rising to 7% after 5 years’ service, cycle to work, childcare vouchers, help towards healthcare costs and national retail discounts.

Why Choose Story

Story Contracting Limited is a successful business combining the skills, resources and experience of rail, plant and construction with depots in Carlisle, Blantyre, Bonnyrigg, Normanton, York, Birmingham and Leeds. Celebrating 30+ years in the construction and civil engineering industry, and with over 18 years’ experience of permanent way, plant hire and rail related building and civil engineering projects.  Story Scotland is a rapidly growing business looking to expand into new markets.

By joining Story Contracting you will be working in a business that offers excellent career development opportunities and competitive salaries, pension and healthcare provision. Self-motivation, creative thinking and commitment to continuous improvements and profitability are recognised and rewarded through our company bonus scheme.


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