Civil Estimator (Water / Civils)

Water & Utilities
  • UK, South West, Avon, Bristol
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our Client, who is a successful Water Contractor, has an exciting opportunity for a Civil Estimator to join its team in Bristol. As an Estimator you responsible for compiling cost estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client or potential client with a product or service outlined in their scope of works. You...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 1051/22018

Quote ref: 1051/22018

Job description

Our Client, who is a successful Water Contractor, has an exciting opportunity for a Civil Estimator to join its team in Bristol.  

As an Estimator you responsible for compiling cost estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client or potential client with a product or service outlined in their scope of works. You will be able to provide comprehensive and accurate quantities and budgets for labour, plant and materials needed to complete a project. You are also expected to identify and mitigate project risks and opportunities for review during bid settlements.  

 

Some of the key role deliverables include:  

• Review and form an in depth understanding of the project from the Invitation to Tender documents.  

• Preparation of Bill of Quantities and any take off to either populate or as a checking exercise.  

• Identify and collate any subcontract, materials and specialist plant enquiry packages to supplement into tender as required.  

• Pricing all directly deliverable or as necessary elements of estimates from first principles  

• Identify operational and commercial risk within the project and ensure adequate allowance has been made within the commercial submission.  

• Collate and submit to the client any Tender Queries within the prescribed periods outlined in the ITT documents when applicable.  

• Undertake post tender negotiations to ensure the project is secured. Any other reasonable requests as required by Management

Requirements

• Educated to National Diploma level, ideally construction based  

• Experience working in a similar role for a minimum of 5 years  

• Suitable experience working within relevant sectors (Water / Civils)  

• Suitable experience working with estimating software packages  

 

Desirable Skills:  

 

• Managing a number of complex issues within tight and unpredictable time frames  

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills  

• Full and in depth understanding of Standard Methods of Measurement  

• Very good working skills in Microsoft Office applications  

• Full and in depth understanding of estimating principles

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