Estimator

Railways
  • UK, Yorkshire and the Humber, Yorkshire, Leeds
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our Client is a top rail contractor, they provide design and project management delivery using their in-house resources to deliver refurbishment and renewals projects. They are currently seeking an Estimator to join their team in Leeds. In this role you will prepare information, bill quantities and schedule of rates...

Quote ref: 8599/26182

Job description

Our Client is a top rail contractor, they provide design and project management delivery using their in-house resources to deliver refurbishment and renewals projects. They are currently seeking an Estimator to join their team in Leeds.  

In this role you will prepare information, bill quantities and schedule of rates for rail projects.  

 

Some of the main responsibilities for this role include:  

• Review as requested estimates / information from subcontract so as to ensure it adequately caters for the work being  

proposed.  

• Provide information as necessary to Commercial Director for inclusion in reports to Board of Directors.  

• Analyse and evaluate contract performance and budgets in accordance with systems and procedures.  

• Attend site visits for re-measure of contracts.  

• Prepare valuations including for any additional works.  

• Ensure ‘estimates for work’ take adequate account of applicable legislation and recognised industry standards on health,  

safety, quality and environment.  

• Produce documentation for tenders that contain sufficient provision for meeting applicable legislation and recognised  

industry standards on health, safety, quality and environment.  

• Comply with health & safety requirements applicable to the place of work.

Requirements

• Railway / civil engineering knowledge  

• 2-3 years relevant experience in estimating within the civil engineering construction or relevant industry  

• Possess the ability and confidence to price projects of up to 5 million with minimal supervision  

• Highly conversant in Excel  

• Adept with estimating software  

• Knowledge of contract types  

• Experienced in competitive bidding  

• Ability to derive Schedule of Rates  

• Adept in Bill of Quantities / take-off’s

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