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Assistant Estimator (Civils in Rail)

  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Car, Travel, pension, Healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: PL912491PL_1571068812
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Job description

Key Experience:

  • Degree qualified or currently qualifying in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering or similar qualification and relevant experience
  • Circa 3 years site &/or Estimating experience working on Civil Engineering or Rail projects
  • Conversant with different types of Estimating Software and generally strong IT Skills
  • Experience in pricing works from 1st principles and able to read drawings

The Company:

An exciting opportunity has come available with a well renowned construction and civil engineering company. Our Client is a family business that is driven not by share prices or investor return, but by their ethos of quality of service and client satisfaction.

The Role:

Reporting to the Estimating Manager you will work within the pre-delivery team, preparing accurate cost estimates for Infrastructure projects and civil engineering railway frameworks.

You will have experience in pricing works from 1st principles, possessing a good understanding of civil engineering techniques, outputs and resources.

This is an excellent opportunity to work on a long-term Framework, on major civil engineering projects and have the opportunity to develop the necessary knowledge, skills & experience to enable future advancement and more responsibility.

Key skills & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Pre-delivery team as directed, carrying out functions delegated by the Senior Estimator &/or Managing Estimator.
  • Good Communication and IT skills especially with estimating software.
  • Awareness of current construction technologies and methods and how these impact on outputs and costs
  • Understanding of civil engineering resources, their costs and outputs and how these translate to the overall project cost
  • Understanding the significance of project constraints on cost of delivery
  • Knowledge of risk management procedures and how these impact on cost estimates
  • Commercial acumen and contractual awareness
  • Ability to take off quantities from drawings
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external customers