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E J Taylor & Sons Ltd
E J Taylor & Sons Ltd in Chelmsford
£40,000 - £50,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time, Freelance

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  • £40,000 - £50,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Freelance
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday


E J Taylor & Sons Ltd in Chelmsford

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  • Additional leave
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free flu jabs
  • Free parking

Full job description

We are recruiting for an experienced Civils & Groundworks Estimator


£40k - £50k per annum (variable dependent on skills & experience)


Based at our Mill Works offices at Hazeleigh, Essex, (No remote or hybrid working).

Hours of Work:

08:00am – 05:30pm Monday – Friday


Include vehicle or vehicle allowance, pension, life insurance, increasing holiday allowance for years of service, Employee Assistance Program, optional annual health check, optional social events, monthly money prize draw, optional seasonal flu vaccination and our tradition of a turkey at Christmas. The benefit which is at the heart of EJT is the individually adapted support we provide to those that need it.


We encourage neurodiverse applicants and will adapt the interview process to suit the applicant.


We will consider freelance candidates.

The Company:

E.J. Taylor Civils & Groundworks is part of the EJT Group, E.J. Taylor & Sons was first established as a general builder back in 1963 by Edgar James Taylor, the business remains family-run, with a close knit and caring ethos spanning all parts of the group. E J Taylor & Sons has now evolved to be one of several entities which operate under the EJT Group, spanning construction, property, plant hire, vehicle maintenance and charity.

Our Purpose:

To make a positive difference to people’s lives and livelihoods.

Civils & Groundworks Division:

E.J. Taylor Civils & Groundworks Division provides high quality groundwork services both to in-house projects and to private and public clients in the residential, industrial, healthcare and education sectors.

Our primary operating areas encompass Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk.

The Role:

To support the companies continued growth targets by preparation of civils and groundworks tenders for projects up to £10m in value, including:

· Comprehensive review of tender scope and information

· Undertake site visits and risk analysis

· Take-off and measurement using 2D & 3D software

· Obtain supplier & subcontractor quotations

· Review outputs and programme requirements with Contracts Managers

· Prepare costed bill of quantities using estimating software

· Prepare tender adjudication and submission documents for review by the Managing Estimator

About you:

· 5 years’ experience working as an Estimator within a civils and groundworks environment

· Comprehensive understanding of traditional groundworks activities including earthworks, foundations and substructures, construction of roads and sewers, utilities, and landscaping.

· Ability to work autonomously and to strict deadlines

· Multi-tasker who remains calm and effective under pressure

· Full driving licence

To apply please email your CV, contact details and any information about yourself that we may need to ensure your best interview experience. We look forward to hearing from you.

EJT Recruitment Team

(NO Agencies Please)

E J Taylor & Sons Ltd is an equal opportunities employer

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Freelance

Pay: £40,000.00-£50,000.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme


  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Are you looking to be paid via PAYE or Self-Employed
  • Do you have a minimum of 5 years Estimator experience within a Civils & Groundworks environment


  • Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: 001SHCGE

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