Estimator

Civil & Structural
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They are seeking a Estimator located in London, Birmingham, Bristol or Manchester. Responsibilities: - Ability to work independently to produce estimates at various stages of a project...

Quote ref: 1061/28217

Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They are seeking a Estimator located in London, Birmingham, Bristol or Manchester.  

 

Responsibilities:  

- Ability to work independently to produce estimates at various stages of a project using various methods of measurements and estimating software.  

- Aid in the development of benchmarking database and reporting process to provide timely and accurate advice to inform decision making.  

- Support implementation of accurate Cost measurement processes including progress and performance measurement.  

- Provide professional advice on cost to stakeholders (including but not limited to Procurement Specialists, Cost / Contract Management Personnel, Estimators and Project Controls) in the business, and for their clients.  

- Ensure continuous development and improvement of Client’s policies, procedures, and resources for all cost and related controls services.  

- Work closely with the Scheduling Team to ensure integration and alignment of cost models and schedules.

Requirements

- Working towards or Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), ACostE, ICES or similar relevant professional association.  

- Relevant Degree or a combination of experience and other qualifications.  

- Quantity surveying skills and comprehensive understanding of the construction industry.  

 

Key Competencies and Underpinning Knowledge:  

- Ideally, candidate should have some experience on Infrastructure projects.  

- Understanding of the Cost drivers that define a project and ability to convert engineering data into meaningful cost drivers.  

- Understanding of all aspects of direct and indirect costs and how to put together an estimate.  

- Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present cost work concisely.  

- Ability to challenge colleagues in a constructive manner to achieve positive outcomes.  

- Ability to interact effectively with diverse colleagues in different disciplines involved in their clients’ programmes or in the business.  

- Familiarity of government initiatives and policies.

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