Estimator E&P

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Rail

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27786-mk

Expiration date: 18 December 2017

****Previous Rail experience preferred but not essential**** Job Purpose: Due to increased growth, our client has new opportunity for an Estimator to be based from their offices in Manchester.


  • As the estimator, you will be reporting to the Lead Estimator and your duties will include but not limited to:
  • Working on and developing tender strategy with the commercial and operations teams
  • Working directly on the tender process with the Lead Estimator
  • Ensuring key risks and opportunities are identified
  • Ensuring Client’s requirements are met with a commercially viable tender
  • Building and maintaining effective and genuine Client and supplier relationships
  • Ensuring effective internal engagement, handover and feedback.

Candidates for this role need to meet the following criteria:

  • Good knowledge and experience of M&E Estimating preferably within TFL and/or Network Rail.
  • Experience of commercial projects, civil works, Heating & Ventilating and High Voltage would be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • The ability to manage projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive team player
  • Strong problem solving ability and a keen attention to detail
  • Organisational and presentational skills are crucial
  • Must possess a complete understanding of the construction process.
  • Should have the ability to co-ordinate a multidisciplinary Bid Team when required.
  • Must have an analytical approach, able to understand and follow good estimating procedures, be well organised, self-motivated and able to work alone or in a team.
  • Must be IT literate, particularly with MS Word and Excel.

Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • HNC/HND/Degree in related discipline or compensating experience.