Estimator Civils

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Rail

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27788-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 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.