Graduate Cost Estimator

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Join us as a Graduate Cost Estimator and play your part in engineering solutions to make energy security stronger in the UK. Help us tackle the greatest challenge of all time – bringing our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way. All whilst earning a salary of £35,000 and the support of your mentor, manager, senior estimators and our development programme. 


Unleash your energy within. 

As a Graduate Cost Estimator, you will work as part of a team of cost-estimating professionals to provide assistance in the development of new estimates. This could be populating cost databases or analysing and reporting on market cost trends.  

Your responsibilities could include: 

  • Supporting the lead estimator in the development of cost estimates 
  • Executing work in compliance with client specification, Kent’s ISO accredited QMS, and project specific procedures, guides and standards 
  • Providing input into the preparation of deliverables to other project staff 


What you can expect 

We’re seeing more graduates moving into senior roles, faster, and we’re not going to lose momentum. With our structured development programme, you’ll learn new management skills and capabilities from industry professionals at Kent and structured training sessions we’ve planned for you. Build a future in a diverse company that has a real passion to see you develop. We also have a variety of benefits available, including: 

  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) 
  • Flexible holiday (buy & sell) 
  • My Discounts Plus (discounts from shops and retailers) 
  •  Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Scheme (Tusker) - available after 6-month probation period 


Who you are 

A passionate problem solver with great attention to detail. We revolve around team working, so you will need to be comfortable working collaboratively and alone. You should be a recent graduate with a Master’s in Engineering, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or similar. Knowledge of, and experience in, analysis and reporting techniques would help you excel in this role. 

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.  Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.     


Who we are 

We are Kent. We design, build and maintain the assets that power the world. We’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.  

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen.  Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. Our beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet. 

DEADLINE 8th December 2023