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  • UK, South West, Avon, Bristol
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 5
  • Industry: Water & Utilities
  • Discipline: Estimating
  • Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

Job Title : Civil Estimator 

Salary : Negotiable 

Location: 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. 



• 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 


Minimum Qualifications/Experience 

• 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 


Essential And 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

  • Quote ref: 1051/22018

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