An Estimator opportunity has arisen to in our Commercial Department to support to assist in the accurate preparation and processing of contracts within the geotechnical engineering and drilling company.

Ensuring proactive contract evaluation, tender processing in line with framework contracts, accurate reporting and ground investigation assessments are completed to minimise risk and liability so to reduce litigation, is completed within the relevant deadlines.

You will be based at our Hamilton Office in Scotland. 

Responsibilities and Activities:

·       Identifying contractual risk at tender stage

·       Attending tender site walkovers

·       Writing claims and giving contractual advice to engineering department

·       Dealing with all aspects of small to mid-sized Ttenders independently at the discretion of the Commercial Director

·       Attending contractual meetings

·       Assisting the Commercial Director in compiling framework contracts

·       Online daily teams meeting with the Commercial Director or face-to face- as deemed appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


Knowledge of industry standard forms of contract including Infrastructure Conditions of Contract and NEC (3&4) Contracts

Knowledge of industry standard forms of specification including UK Specification for Ground Investigation 2nd Ed moving to 3rd Ed; Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (Vol 5. Section 3 Part 4)

Knowledge of Method of Measurement as per UK Specification for Ground Investigation and Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (Vol 5. Section 3 Part 6) and comprehensive knowledge of Preamble to the Bills of Quantities

Full driver licence (travel is a requirement)

Role: Estimator

Location: Hamilton Scotland

Duration: Permanent

Hours: Full time 45 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

We are Igne Group Limited, a synergetic amalgamation of six companies, renowned within our respective fields, with over 350 years of combined experience. A one-stop-shop for pre- and post-construction services. Igne’s six service categories are: site investigation, testing, unexploded ordnance, water wells, geothermal, and geo-environmental.

Igne was formed to offer actionable insight and critical services available on time, on budget, and on scope. By uniting SafeLane UK UXO, WB&AD Morgan, Raeburn Drilling and Geotechnical (including the Northern branch), Terra Tek, DTS Raeburn, and Allied Exploration and Geotechnics, Igne offers strength in depth and breadth of services and capabilities. It offers stand-alone or fully integrated services and can support an entire project’s lifecycle.

If you feel like joining an innovative, fast paced and dedicated team who are making a difference, send us your up-to-date CV to, we would love to hear from you.


We are committed to equal opportunities for all staff. Applications are encouraged regardless of age, sex, disability, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.


LocationHamilton, Scotland, Hamilton, Scotland



HoursFull Time

How to apply

Please Contact Sharon Hemingway - Head of HR

Contact NameSharon Hemingway

Tel0371 789 1000