Geotechnical Estimator Job

CAN is a specialist civil engineering contractor, working throughout the UK. We have an estimator post based at our head office in Chesterfield. The role demands drive and enthusiasm, being prepared to work independently with support as required, whilst maintaining attention to detail. Full training will be provided in all job-specific fields, however logical thought processes and a good command of written English are essential requirements.


  • Estimator / sales – involved with tendering for new work concerned with geotechnical stabilisation of steep soil and rock slopes involving drilling, anchoring, netting and soil nailing
  • The role will be varied and challenging, working as part of a small team, from initial client enquiry through to contract award on a variety of construction and maintenance schemes.
  • Full time (office based)
  • Location: Chesterfield (Head office)
  • Competitive salary available
  • Continued growth will result in further opportunities


  • Maximise sales / turnover
  • Minimise company exposure to commercial risk

Typical Duties

  • Processing new enquiries / database management
  • Enquiry evaluation including taking quants etc
  • Obtaining supplier/subcontractor quotations
  • Preparation of tender submissions
  • Client follow up


  • Proficiency in IT/word processing skills
  • High level of numeracy
  • Good command of written English
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Attention to detail
  • Drive and enthusiasm
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Driving license

Interested in applying for the position?

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