Senior Estimator - Civil Engineering

Recruiter
CDM Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
£65500 - £80000/annum + exceptional package
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This national contractor has a well established reputation within the Highways, Rail, & Utilities markets throughout the UK. Working on projects ranging from £10m - £100m+ this company has gone from strength to strength and is constantly expanding within the industry. From this they are looking for a Senior Estimator to join their team within the North West.

Working within the work winning division you will be responsible for the estimates on any given tender. This will include working with the tender planner on the prelims for the tender.
You will require a good knowledge of NEC, Target Cost, Design & Build, Specification & Drawing or ECI contracts and have the ability to be able to take off from first principal.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the preparation of the analytical estimate.
• Preparation of preliminary pricing (In conjunction with Tender Planner).
• Preparation of quantities from drawings and specifications.
• Prepare abstract of material and sub-contract requirements for
sourcing and pricing.
• Technical and commercial appraisal of material and subcontractor
quotations.
• Preparation of analytical estimates including the detailed appraisal of
construction plant and temporary works.
• Working within the team on the generation of value-engineered
solutions throughout the bid stage design process and report on the
cost effects of such solutions.
• Contribute to the submission document preparation.
• Contribute to the identification of risk and pricing of risks throughout
the bid
• Attend site visits during tender period.
• Use of company estimating software
• Evaluate construction methods and formulate alternative proposals
where necessary in conjunction with the bid team and tender planner.
• Allocate and supervise work of subordinates within the Estimating Team
to meet review and final submission deadlines.

Experience:
• Degree level qualified or equivalent in a Civil Engineering related
discipline.
• Preferably Chartered.
• 5 Years experience working as an Estimator for a major civils contractor.
• Experience of pricing medium to large value civil engineering works
• Must be able to manage administration support and other members of
the team to ensure the successful delivery of the tender