Cost Estimator- Rail - London

Syntech Recruitment Ltd
London (Central)
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Cost Estimator- Rail - London

30k to 55k + amazing bens - DOE

Leading global construction and engineering consultancy.

The Exciting Opportunity:

If you’re an experienced Cost Estimator and ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on. Join my client as a Cost Estimator and they will make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.

They are seeking to locate a career Cost Estimator to support the Rail teams in London on on-going design projects within the Infrastructure and Industry sector. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows.

Their team is involved in some of the UK’s most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. They have an enviable reputation in the delivery of such schemes and are working closely with their blue chip clients in Rail, which include:

• Commercial and Procurement Services to Network Rail Infrastructure projects

Overview of Role:

• Reports to the estimating manager and provides estimating expertise within a comprehensive cost engineering framework. Supporting a range of key projects, whether operations, maintenance, revenue or capital.

Your Day-to-Day:

• Interfaces with the Work Scope Manager, Designers, Suppliers, Planners, Cost Engineers, Risk Co-ordinator / Practitioner and Financial Management Team
• To maintain compliance with standards and expectations concerning safety
• To comply with programme controls procedures, processes and systems to ensure that quality and consistency is maintained
• To contribute to improving the quality and performance of cost control processes and systems.
• Understands how to build estimates from first principles
• Understands the key factors involved with building a robust estimate, stakeholder engagement and how to define requirements at the outset
• Capable of producing varying levels of estimates commensurate with the project stage and available information
• Understands how to interpret and apply cost data from various sources
• Understands the key information required to support a robust estimates
• Understands and can apply concepts such as risk, contingency and estimating uncertainty
• Capable of auditing estimates prepared by others and producing reports.

What You have to Offer:

• Significant estimating experience within a relevant sector or discipline.
• Relevant professional qualification and / or accreditation

. NEC experience with an Infrastructure background

Ready for the challenge, then send your CV to Alan Littlewood in confidence.