Estimator Civils

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Rail

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27788-mk

Expiration date: 28 October 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

Responsibilities:

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 must be a team player and should meet the following criteria:

  • Possess a comprehensive contracting and estimating background within a commercial / industrial construction environment
  • Possess an understanding of the construction process including the importance of innovative solutions
  • Ability to coordinate a multi-disciplinary Bid Team when required
  • Have an analytical approach, able to understand & follow good estimating procedures, be well organised, self-motivated and able to work alone or within a team
  • Good communication skills for all levels
  • Must be IT literate, particularly with MS Word & Excel
  • A working knowledge of common construction estimating software would be advantageous


Education/Professional Qualifications:

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