£30000 - £50000/annum Company Car/Allowance + 5% Pension
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
£Neg + Company Car/Allowance + 5% Pension Contribution + Life Assurance + Medical Cover

My client a large privately owned civil engineering and infrastructure specialist with over 35 years’ experience are looking for an estimator to successfully deliver a robust solution cost estimate of projects or programme of projects whilst achieving maximum efficiencies.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the provision of cost estimates up to appropriate delivery milestone within the programme area
Develop estimating working practices within the programme area
Ensure governance of all stakeholders is achieved within agreed timescales
Ensure stakeholder costs are broken down to an appropriate level at the respective delivery milestones
Provide high level solution costs for risk and value process evaluation
Ensure documentation for delivery milestone submissions is in place on time and quality Compile and submit to IProcT initial requisition procurement schedule to identify forward demand
Ensure that the challenge of sustainability is recognised within the proposed solution including carbon benefits
Lean techniques, to increase predictability and productivity whilst reducing waste
Ensure programme and estimating package are aligned
Maintain the programme area estimating database and verify against actual cost data
Support the commercial team in cost base submission and verification
Ensure the delivery team have a clear understanding of delivery strategy
Solution cost build ups including detailed scheme breakdowns for gang structure, materials and production outputs provided at pre-start meeting Clear understanding of financial issues of each scheme
Maintain regular contact with the IProcT to ensure procurement needs are managed in a timely manner
Early identification of schemes where specialist capability is required and engage ‘best for task’ supply chain


Significant estimating experience within a civils environment
Extensive practical experience of general civils, particularly installation of pipelines, shafts,
M&E fit out of pumping stations, earthworks, concrete works, and roadworks
Familiarity with the way such projects are constructed, the risks and opportunities and knowledge of local supply chains and specialist subcontractors

To be considered or for more information on this or similar roles, please call Hardev Grewal.

BCS Recruitment is a sector specific recruitment business and recruits blue and white collar personnel to environments such as Highways & Traffic Management, Land Remediation & Preparation, Earthworks, Drainage, Utilities & Infrastructure, Power & Sub Stations, Land Fill & Quarries.

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