Estimator for renowned Civil Engineering and Rail Contractor

Recruiter
SSA Ltd
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
Negotiable - Ltd Company basis or PAYE
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Ref
ALCUK
Function
Estimator
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior

Estimator for renowned Civil Engineering and Rail Contractor

Key Duties

• Working closely with in a bid team and be responsible for the preparation of the analytical estimate. 
• Preparation of preliminaries (On-cost) pricing (In conjunction with Tender Planner). 
• Presentation of the estimate at bid team meetings and final settlement of bid. Working to strict deadlines. 
• Experience of pricing work under various forms of contract including Traditional NEC, Target Cost, Design & Build, Specification & Drawing or ECI bids. 
• Preparation of quantities from drawings and specifications. 
• Prepare abstract of material and sub-contract requirements for sourcing and pricing. 
• Technical and commercial appraisal of material and subcontractor quotations. 
• Preparation of analytical estimates including the detailed appraisal of construction plant and temporary works. 
• In conjunction with the bid team, participate in the generation of value-engineered solutions throughout the bid stage design process and report on the cost effects of such solutions. 
• Contribute to the submission document preparation. 
• Contribute to the identification of risk and pricing of risks throughout the bid 
• Attend site visits during tender period. 
• Use of estimating software as a basis of preparing the estimate. 
• Evaluate construction methods and formulate alternative proposals where necessary in conjunction with the bid team and tender planner. 
• Associated forecasts of capital expenditure and income. Preparation of cash flow forecasts. 
• Allocate and supervise work of subordinates within the Estimating Team to meet review and final submission deadlines 
• Contribute to the submission document preparation. 
• Contribute to the identification of risk and pricing of risks throughout the bid 
• Attend site visits during tender period. 

Required Experience

• Degree level qualified or equivalent in a Civil Engineering related discipline (desirable) 
• Experience of pricing medium to large value civil engineering works in the highways, rail, nuclear or water sectors
• Must be commercially aware and a lateral thinker with a knowledge of various Forms of Contract. 
• Good technical understanding of Civil Engineering and the ability to promote alternative solutions. Must be numerate, accurate and self-checking. 

Must have:

- Structured career history

- Experience in working in a UK based Estimating role. 

- Experience working in the Rail sector

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