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    Civil Engineering

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    £50k - 70k per year

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    Ben Knight

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    5 months ago

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Job Title- Estimator (Civils/Marine)

Location- Devon

Salary- Negotiable dependant on experience


Thorn Baker is please to be working with a regional civil engineering company, who specialise in the marine sector, to recruit an Estimator to join the team in Devon. The position is of a permanent nature and they are looking to get someone started as soon as possible.

The client in question are regularly involved in the construction and refurbishment of various marine structures and, although classed as a regional firm, they are regularly contracting around the UK and over the world

Thorn Baker's client is extremely busy and have shown how resilient they are by thriving during the pandemic. They are a privately owned, mid sized firm who are forward thinking and treat their staff very well; which is reflected by their noteable low staff turnover.

This is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic team within an established local contractor and will provide the successful candidate with a permanent, stable and very interesting role


As Estimator you will:

  • Work with the Contracts Managers and Design Team to help with development, innovation, and creativity on any given project
  • Balance multiple proposals and estimations at once, ensuring each reaches the client by the deadline
  • Prepare detailed, proposals for each client, offering competitive and comprehensive cost estimates, and include supplementary documentation
  • Prepare cost budgets and cost estimates for new contracts

Thorn Baker's client requires an Estimator who:

  • Has experience working with a civil engineering and/or marine contractor in the South West region
  • Has a strong understanding/working knowledge of the civil engineering and/or marine industries 
  • Has strong communication skills 
  • A marine or civil engineering bias degree would be of great advantage 
  • Some experience or passion for working within a marine environment would be an advantage 


  • The opportunity to work with a regional civil engineering/marine contractor
  • A highly competitive salary/benefits package which is fully negotiable dependant on experience

For further information relating to this role, please contact Ben Knight of Thorn Baker on 07861251504 or apply directly to the advert or via email ben@thornbaker.co.uk 

Key skills: Estimating, civil engineering, marine, commercial, tender application, cost reporting