Civils Estimator

August 9, 2021


Role Description.

Green Cat Contracting Ltd is a privately owned Civil Engineering contractor, based in Livingston, working across several specialisms including , earthworks, roads, drainage, structures, with a primary focus on renewable energy and wind projects.

Due to ambitious growth plans we are seeking a civils estimator to join the team that will sit within the pre-construction/tendering side of the business. The estimator will report to the construction manager and project delivery team.

The successful candidate will benefit from a remuneration in line with experience and level.

Reference ID: GCC/CE/Jul21

The Estimator will need to demonstrate the following as a minimum:

  • Ability to price from first principles
  • Strong technical knowledge within relevant projects (£200K- £10M)
  • Ability to manage own workload to produce accurate information
  • Experience of pricing in house labour / plant as well as sub contractor packages
  • Ensure ITP and quality records necessary to meet quality requirements are maintained
  • Working experience of relevant software
  • Arrange testing of materials

The Ideal Candidate Essential:

  • Surveying: 1 year (required)
  • Min 3 years Specific Civils Estimating Experience
  • Valid UK driving licence


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

Why Work for Green Cat Contracting?

Green Cat Contracting are an exciting young and ambitious contractor that has established a good reputation for delivering renewable energy balance of plant contracts.

Our main office is in Livingston and easily accessible, and we also offer the opportunity to work on sites that can be anywhere in the British Isles.

The team you will join is full of varying knowledge and experience who all want to pull in the same direction and help GCC grow into a large contracting organisation who continue to deliver quality projects for our clients.

Due to the company growing, it is a relatively unique opportunity on offer that will allow the candidate to be exposed to many different parts of the construction process and not just the specific role being advertised, allowing for continuing professional development.

GCC offer support in developing staff, from paying for professional membership fees to maintaining qualifications such as SMSTS, First Aid etc.

Salary & Package

The salary on offer is in the range of £30,000.00-£49,345.00 per year. Green Cat Contracting would be willing to review applications for candidates seeking out with this range if they can demonstrate that they can bring additional value to the company.