Senior Estimator & Estimator (Civils / Water) - Home


Location: England

Salary: GBP70,000 - GBP80,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 31/03/2021


2 x Estimators (Senior & Immediate)

The Company
A UK Top 10 Contractor, delivering high profile Infrastructure & construction schemes across the UK.

The Role
As Senior Estimator or Estimator, you will prepare and submit successful tenders for varied and challenging Infrastructure projects, under a variety of forms of procurement.
In this role tenders will be predominantly in the Water Sector under our frameworks with Yorkshire Water Services, and Thames Water.
Working as part of a team with the objective of securing profitable future workload for the business.

Location: Home / Flexible (Home Based with occasional travel to Offices once every couple of weeks)

* Appraisal of tender documents
* Managing the tender pricing process ensuring completion and recording of all necessary process documentation to satisfy formal procedures
* Initiation of technical queries and ensuring design is sufficiently developed to enable accurate costings
* Preparation of material, equipment and sub-contract enquiries including selection of prospective suppliers and subcontractors
* Attending strategy/opportunity meetings with project team
* Visiting site to identify site specific risks
* Risk and Value management during the tender period
* Preparation of budgets and cost plans.
* Preparing tender Bills of Quantities if necessary
* Preparation of analytical cost estimates including preliminaries
* Using construction knowledge and commercial experience in conjunction with other members of the bid team to ensure competitive bids
* Adjudication and comparison of supplier and subcontractor quotations
* Contribution to value engineering throughout the design phase of design and build projects
* Presentation of the tender to senior management at tender settlement meetings including highlighting relevant commercial issues
* Completion of tender documentation and submission of the tender
* Ensuring a smooth handover of the project to the site team
* Supervision and mentoring of other estimators where required

Knowledge Skills & Experience
* Appropriate Construction qualification - HND/Degree or similar
* Competent use of Microsoft packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, Access
* Experience of analytical water industry estimating
* Experience of all forms of civil engineering contract including traditional, partnering, design & build 2 stage tenders and frameworks
* Experience of using estimating software (Conquest or similar)
* Well developed technical construction knowledge

* Further Engineering qualification eg. CEng, MICE
* Demonstrable development of personal skills and capability through on-going training, experience and mentoring
* Awareness of BIM

Highly competitive salary plus package including:
* Car Allowance
* 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday)
* Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
* Matched pension scheme up to 8%
* Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Flexible Benefits scheme which includes benefits such as cycle to work
* Retail discount scheme

To apply or for further information please call 07557671523 or apply to the link below.


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