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We're Hiring! Site Investigation Estimator Wanted

Who we are:

Wholly employee-owned, Environmental Reclamation Services Ltd (ERS), is a team of >30 engineers and scientists dedicated to providing the most appropriate and cost-effective site assessment and remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater.

Trusted by Property Developers, House builders, Housing Associations, Local Authorities, Supermarkets, Loss Adjusters, Civils Contractors and Consultants, ERS’ projects range in value from under £5k to over £1m.

ERS is Constructionline, CHAS and SMAS accredited and Achilles registered.

Services include:

  • Environmental and geotechnical site investigation

  • On- and off-site remediation of contaminated soil

  • Treatment of contaminated groundwater

  • Invasive weeds survey and treatment

Who we’re looking for…

To complement and strengthen the existing bid team, we are seeking an Estimator to support in pricing site investigation and remediation opportunities. Our ideal candidate will be able to correctly understand and develop client requirements to ensure we recommend and price the correct solution. You will be expected to manage the timely and accurate pricing of work, organise collation and submission of tenders and respond to Clients’ post tender requirements.

We are looking for a proactive, motivated and enthusiastic individual who is keen to drive improvements in our systems forward.

The Role Involves…

  • Tender pricing: Respond to tender queries, prepare and submit competitive tender packages and quotations

  • Job costing for bespoke contracts

  • Assisting in the submission of pre-qualification questionnaires for framework agreements

  • Analysis of contract documentation

  • Liaising and negotiating with subcontractors and key suppliers

To succeed in this role, you’ll need:

  • Degree qualification in relevant discipline

  • Contractual awareness – understanding of NEC and ICE contracts

Essential Requirements:

  • Estimating and job costing experience in the site investigation sector

  • Strong technical, numerical and commercial abilities

  • Strong IT skills across all MS Office packages

  • Fluency in spoken and written English

  • The right to work in the UK

  • Full UK driving licence

Desired Experience (preferable but not essential)

  • Experience in preparation and submission of large scale tenders

  • Working to established quality assurance systems

  • Dealing with and managing supply chains

Your Personality

To be a good fit in ERS, we’re looking for someone who has

  • Great communication and problem solving skills

  • A pro-active, can do mindset


The successful applicant will be based in our Glasgow office with the option of hybrid working.

In return…

ERS provides a competitive remuneration package, including an Employee Ownership bonus scheme, tailored to your skills, experience and requirements.

ERS is an equal opportunities employer. No applicant will be treated less favourably on the grounds of sex, marital or parental status, race, ethnic or national origin, colour, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.


If you feel that your skills, experience and personality would fit well with the ERS team, send us your CV in the strictest confidence to or to Recruitment, ERS, Westerhill Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow G64 2QH.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted from recruitment agencies

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