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  • UK, East of England, Hertfordshire, St Albans
  • to £60,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Industry: Water, Civils, Civil & Structural
  • Discipline: Estimating, Bid Management, Planning, Commercial Management, Tunnelling, Civil Engineering (Site)
  • Qualifications: HND HNC or equivalent

Our client is one of the largest civil engineering and infrastructure specialists working UK-wide across the water, transport, built environment and energy sectors.

The Role:

The purpose of this role is to produce estimates for civil engineering works in accordance

with Company estimating systems and procedures. The Estimator will work with other

members of tender teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work in terms

of value and type in order to meet Company objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

Undertake Estimates

 Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures

 Identify opportunity and risk during the tender process

 Liaise with the business unit to agree methodology and principles

 Liaise with tender Bid Manager and Planner

 Maintain a register of key assumptions within estimate

 Maintain tender estimate file

 Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs

Presentation of estimates at adjudication

 Prepare estimating ‘adjudication pack’

 Present basis of estimate and key assumptions

 Maintain notes of adjudication meetings

 Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as

required

Handover to site teams at contract award

 Prepare estimating ‘handover packs’

 Present basis of estimate and key assumptions

 Maintain notes of handover meeting

 Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions

Requirements

Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet the following criteria:

Essential

 Experience in one or more of the following; civils, water, waste, rail or tunnelling

 An understanding of construction techniques and resource needs

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 Familiarisation with tender build-ups - possibly through delivery at site level

 Proficient in using Microsoft Office software

 Numerate and familiar with estimating software

 A confident demeanour and the ability to liaise with all levels of personnel and

customers

 Excellent organisation, time-management and prioritisation skills

Desirable

 Chartered Engineer or similar level

  • Date: 19.02.2021
  • Deadline: 06.03.2021
  • Quote ref: 513/22290

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