Senior Estimator

Railways
  • UK, Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a large Rail contractor that work on high value rail projects, they are currently seeking a Senior Estimator to join their team in Glasgow. This role will be working on ongoing Rail/Civils projects. Some of the main duties include: • Supporting Bid Manager •...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 24.05.2024

Managing consultant

Amran Ahmed

Quote ref: 100132/25896

Quote ref: 100132/25896

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a large Rail contractor that work on high value rail projects, they are currently seeking a Senior Estimator to join their team in Glasgow.  

This role will be working on ongoing Rail/Civils projects.  

 

Some of the main duties include:  

• Supporting Bid Manager  

• Putting Tenders together  

• Providing Estimates  

• Pricing works  

 

Duties include:  

• Order of Magnitude estimates through to Post Tender Project cost plans  

• Estimating Assurance  

• Bill of Quantities  

• Tender Assessment Support.  

• Management of the change control process for Cost Plans.  

• Report on Economic Analysis/Market Trends to the Head of Commercial  

• Production of accurate, complete estimates and cost plans for projects in a timely and efficient manner.  

• Control and management of the estimating process at project or Framework level;  

• Production of estimates, associated reports and risk registers without management or supervision for sign off.  

• Supporting development and promotion of estimating good practice.  

• Remain up-to-date with technical standards required to deliver the role.  

• Understand, have working knowledge of, and the ability to utilise Standard Methods of Measurement appropriate to the work  

• Check Tender Information for completeness and raise potential areas of concern.  

• Produce quantity take-offs from tender information/drawings using either traditional methods or Causeway/similar software.  

• Regularly back-up/save work, in a secure manner, to ensure no data loss exceeds a couple of hours work.  

• Preparation, using agreed company format, of Sub-contract & Material enquiry documentation. Forward documentation to Administration Department for formal enquiry issue. Advise on any companies/suppliers who should or should not receive the enquiry.  

• Analysis of Sub-Contracts, supplier and merchant quotations – including “normalisation”  

• Analysis of benchmark data from historic projects/norms against the first principles tender build ups where possible.  

• Discuss and agree resourcing and works outputs with Planner, Bid Manager and delivery team working on the tender.  

• Prepare submission for final commercial review by team with senior staff.  

• Assist in compiling Client Post Tender clarification responses in a timely manner.  

• Handover to commercial team on successful bids.  

• Input into the post tender analysis process.

Requirements

• Highly desirable Rail background  

• Qualified at degree level  

• Knowledge of Estimating software packages  

• Desirable membership of RICS / CIOB / ICES

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