An exciting opportunity to join the head office estimating team to help support amongst other bids and two current framwork agreements.
Our client requires a Senior Estimator with experience of pricing works within the Electrical & Rail / Minor Civils & other Utilities sector – we need a person who is willing and able to become an integral part of a successful long-term delivery team.
Compile estimates from first principles in-line with our client`s guidelines and procedures, by the due deadlines.
First principles build-ups should clearly, concisely & confidently illustrate all assumptions / calculations regarding; outputs, labour, plant, materials, management, site set up and subcontract elements.
Organise, manage and contribute to ?Risk & Opportunity` schedules, meetings and work-shops.
Engage and obtain specialist sub-contractor / material quotes – analyses / compare and summarise.
Contribute to the construction of outline tender programmes (P6 programmes created by others).
Produce ?tender settlement` packs in line with our clients procedures.
Endeavour to develop relationships with clients – maximise opportunities and profit, where possible.
Undertake site meetings / surveys, on occasion – with operations or, on own.
Attend and effectively contribute to pre-tender / negotiation meetings.
Organise and lead tender handover meetings.
Maintain an appropriate awareness of changing criteria`s regarding; statutory requirements / new legislation.
Have a good understanding of; NEC3 terms and conditions, CESMM and NRSWA / HAUC highway specifications.
A self-motivated individual able to work with minimum supervision and possessing good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be a team player but also able to succeed when working alone. With experience within related areas of the construction environment.
Must have good estimating knowledge of electrical cabling, equipment, sub-station and associated civils / building, both within electrical compounds and public highways. Plus Rail / minor civils and General Utilities,
Strong analytical, methodical and technical skills with an accurate and consistent approach.
Must have good MS-Excel skills with willingness to embrace and adopt our client`s prescribed estimating software – CCS/Candy, if required.
Must have good communication skills at all levels, with ability to build good working relationships with clients and stakeholders within our client.
Able to manage limited time and resources (others), to meet deadlines.
Has sufficient experience and ability to ?hit the ground running`, with little assistance.
Electrical & Rail / Utilities background / education / qualifications.
Proficient in the use of CCS/Candy estimating software desirable.