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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Assistant Estimator
Contract type
Full time permanent

Assistant Estimator

Location: Rugby

About us:

Would you like to work for one of the most successful and secure companies within the UK Construction and Infrastructure industry with a vision to be a market leader across all of the sectors in which we operate?

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners, ourselves, and our employees.

With talented people as the key to our success we operate a culture whereby personal and professional development are at the forefront of our efforts to attract and retain the best people in the industry.


We have a fantastic opportunity within our Nuclear Energy Water business for an ambitious and talented Assistant Estimator.

As an assistant estimator you will be principally responsible for supporting the preparation of tender pricing from first principles and coordinating and challenging the input from the wider construction team including procurement, engineering and commercial, and supporting the bid management and quality submission requirements.

Ideally this role would suit an ambitious, driven individual whom embraces the challenge of working within a high performing team. In order to support the right candidate all development opportunities will be considered.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package including:
    • Company car/Car allowance
    • Private healthcare plan
    • Private pension plan
    • Annual bonus based on personal and business performance
    • Access to a wide range of other benefits in line with our “People Promise” i.e. gym membership, high street discounts
  • Dedicated training and development professionals to enable personal and professional growth in line with career aspirations
  • Access to the wider Morgan Sindall business, including MS Group for a wider range of career paths and opportunities
  • The opportunity to be part of some of the UK’s largest and most exciting projects across construction and infrastructure markets


As an Assistant Estimator you will:

  • Support the estimating team to achieve deadlines as part of the wider Precontract Team
  • Obtain the most competitive quotes by understanding current market trends
  • Identify and report on risk and opportunity and scope
  • Assist tender pricing strategies and continuously monitor market pricing
  • Review and assess tender documentation ensuring all documents are received and are correct
  • Assist in the review of tender documents assessing scope, risks involved, tender complexity and provide feedback to the bid team
  • Engage with subcontractors and suppliers in coordination with the commercial and bid teams
  • Assist with preparation of handover material of tender for the project team
  • assist in “handover” meeting with the project team, providing detailed briefing of the tender requirements
  • Actively seek and identify new and/or alternative business opportunities or initiatives which may impact on the overall competitiveness, profitability and growth of the business

About the Nuclear|Energy|Water Team:

Our teams work within the nuclear, energy and water sectors helping customers make the most of their existing assets as well as building new assets to continually improve the UK’s infrastructure. We do this by putting our customers first, using innovative ideas and challenging the status quo.

Building on strong performance for the last 5 years the Nuclear|Energy|Water team have based our business strategy on becoming a UK wide market leader in our chosen sectors by strengthening our existing long term customer relationships, and carefully targeting new customers in order to further develop our already healthy order book in line with our growth targets.

We have secured and are delivering a portfolio of frameworks and one off projects across the whole of the UK and are currently targeting a number of exciting, key opportunities to improve our business well into the future




Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

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