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Estimator (Civils in Rail)

  • Location: South East England
  • Sector: Rail
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £440 - £480 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: PL920846PL_1621253336
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description

The Opportunity:

This newly created role is an exciting opportunity to take the Estimating lead on a recently awarded Rail Framework. You will be responsible for delivering estimates on multi-functional tenders up to £4m, on a NEC3 Target Cost contract, with works including minor civils, station improvements, structures & bridges etc.

Our client is happy for this role to be predominately remotely based, with weekly visits to the office as required.

The Role:

Reporting to the Bid Director and working alongside the wider pre-construction team, you will have experience in pricing works from 1st principles, possessing a sound knowledge of rail and civil engineering techniques, outputs and resources.

Key skills & Responsibilities:

  • Engineering background and degree qualified in Civil Engineering or similar qualification and relevant experience
  • Circa 5+ years site &/or Estimating experience working on Civil Engineering projects within Rail
  • Conversant with different types of Estimating Software and generally strong IT Skills
  • Experience in pricing works from 1st principles and able to read drawings
  • 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

Full JD can be provided upon request

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