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10 December 2021
The Company

Barnes Construction is the largest division of The Barnes Group Limited and offer a comprehensive professional construction service. The Group is very proud of its commitment to its employees and actively encourages professional and personal development. Since its formation in 1978, the Company has established itself as a client-focused Building Contractor, completing a wide range of contracts for blue chip and repeat business clients. The business is based at its Head Office in Ipswich, but operates throughout the UK. Barnes Construction is committed to good practice in Health & Safety and has established an extremely good record in this area.

Projects Undertaken

Barnes Construction undertake new build and refurbishment projects in a typical project value range from £0.5m - £15m in all the major sectors including commercial, educational, industrial, leisure, health and social housing.

Key attributes for the Role

  • Ability to work as a key part of a team
  • Understanding and familiarity of the various procurement routes available. Understanding and ability to prepare quantities in accordance with standard methods of measurement.
  • Understanding of the construction process and forms of construction including ability to identify alternative build solutions.
  • Ability to undertake analytical estimating including comparison of supply chain quotations.
  • Experience of using Estimating software packages
  • Commercial awareness to ensure that tender bid provides competitive edge wherever possible and maximise tender success rate.
  • Ability to prepare project preliminaries costs appropriate to project type and size.
  • Basic presentation skills to provide ability to present sound understanding of project and tender proposals etc.
  • Willingness to assist in development of junior members of staff
  • Report to the Chief Estimator and Pre-Contracts Director

The Benefits

The company actively encourages continued training and offers realistic long-term career opportunities throughout the Group. The position reflects this ethos and attracts the usual fringe benefits of a competitive salary, contributory pension, bonus scheme, life assurance, annual holidays and car allowance.


If you are interested in the above position, applications should, in the first instance, be made in writing enclosing current CV to the address below or by e-mail to:

Mr Chris Bruce
Divisional Pre Contracts Director
Barnes Construction
6 Bermuda Road
Ransomes Europark
Suffolk IP3 9RU

All applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence. Barnes Construction is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
*** We WILL NOT be accepting applications via any agencies at this time as we have not instructed them to advertise for us ***

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Want to know more

If you are interested in how we can work with you please do get in touch.

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6 Bermuda Road
Ransomes Europark

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