A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK
A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK



Job type Full time
Location Huthwaite


Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

The Highways team are recruiting for an Estimator/Senior Estimator to be based at our Head Office in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire.

Reporting to the Pre-Construction Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for building up accurate cost estimates and producing supporting technical information to enable the company to submit competitive tenders

What you’ll be doing day to day
  • Producing analytical rate build ups using commercial estimating software (Conquest)
  • Obtaining sufficient quotations to enable valued commercial judgement
  • Prepare an accurate cost estimate for the preliminary resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed programme & engineering requirements
  • Check labour & plant resources accumulated in the cost estimate with those derived from the tender programme
  • Input into the preparation of Quality and Technical Submissions
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities associated with the tender documents
  • Risk review of the tender to inform bid decisions in conjunction with Pre-Construction team
  • Proposing innovative ideas
  • Preparing Site preliminary cost estimates
  • Attending and presenting cost information at tender settlement meetings
  • Prepare the commercial tender for submission to the Client
  • Promoting nmcn, its image and values, within the industry

The experience we’re looking for in a candidate
  • An industry applicable qualification, preferably to Degree Level
  • Construction site experience
  • Highways sector knowledge
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages

The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance 
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

Please note – we may have to close applications to this role sooner than anticipated based on the number of applications received.

21 July 2020