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Continuous flight auger (CFA) piling

Senior Estimating Engineer

Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire


Strata Geotechnics (part of the Van Elle Group) is an established specialist Ground Investigation (GI) contractor operating throughout the UK.

We are currently recruiting for a suitably qualified candidate for the following position at our office in Nottinghamshire.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Estimating Engineer with a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience In Geotechnical Engineering with specific knowledge and experience in pricing contracts and completing tenders for large scale projects.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate their ability to work individually or as a member of a team. They should have commercial aptitude and be able to liaise with clients and deliver tenders to their satisfaction. The right candidate will receive training on a broad range of geotechnical engineering skills, which will include project management, commercial awareness, risk management, and technical aspects of geotechnical engineering.

The role and responsibilities will broadly cover;

  • Management and control of the estimating function
  • Liaising with existing clients and assist in generating new clients
  • Pricing small projects and completing tenders for large scale schemes
  • Pre-tender site visits, maintaining client relationships during the works and customer feedback on completion

We are looking for candidates who are adaptable and self motivated. Knowledge of the Highways and Rail industry would be advantageous.

Full UK driving licence is essential.

We are able to offer an attractive salary with car allowance or company car, pension scheme and death in service insurance.

If you are interested in this position please apply in writing, enclosing a copy of your Curriculum Vitae and current salary details, marked Private & Confidential to:

Andrew Johnston, Strata Geotechnics, Kirkby Lane, Pinxton, Nottinghamshire, NG16 6JA. or Email: employment@van-elle.co.uk