Civils Estimator

Permanent

CV-Library

Estimator required on a permanent basis! You will work within a National Civil Infrastructure Engineering Company’s tender team to develop customer solutions and secure profitable work to meet our client's objectives under a variety of forms of procurement. Sectors for the projects undertaken by the company include both Water and Highway Infrastructure, therefore experience in either, or both, is preferred.

The Person:

* Appropriate Construction qualification – HND/Degree or similar

* 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

* Well-developed technical construction knowledge

* Further Engineering qualification e.g., CEng, MICE and Awareness of BIM is desirable

* Demonstrable development of personal skills and capability through on-going training, experience and mentoring is desirable

The Role:

* 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

The salary banding is indicative and dependent on experience. Details on the full package are to be discussed during shortlisting

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.