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Published June 3, 2022
Location Walsall, West Midlands (County), -, United Kingdom
Category Construction  
Job Type Permanent  


Our client, a leading regional civil infrastructure and engineering main contractor, is looking to employ an Estimator on a permanent basis to provide estimates for civil engineering projects in the water sector.
Working alongside other estimators in the commercial department, the right candidate will have experience with the following criteria:
• Interpreting client tender requirements from PQQ and ITT documentation
• Take off and review BoQ’s from client information
• Prepare estimates in accordance with Company procedures in a timely manner
• Collate supporting information during the estimating process including opportunity and risk registers together with key assumptions registers.
• Work collaboratively with the Bid Manager, regional business, and planner to agree on methodology and principles.
• Work alongside the Business Development officers on strategic PQQ’s and ITT’s.
• Work in partnership with the procurement team.
• Prepare estimating adjudication pack
• Present basis of estimate and key assumptions
• Maintain notes of adjudication meetings
• Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as required
• Prepare to estimating handover pack
• Present basis of estimate and key assumptions
• Maintain notes of handover meeting
• Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimating and key assumptions
• Deliver sufficient work by value and type to meet the Company's objectives
The person:
• Significant experience estimating and/or operational experience in one or more of the following areas: shafts, tunnelling, pipeline, MEICA, rail civils and groundworks
• Competent in construction techniques and the associated resource requirements for the above sectors
• Proficient with tender build-ups
• Proficient in using Microsoft Office
• Numerate and familiar with estimating software
• A confident demeanour and the ability to liaise with all levels of personnel and customers
• Excellent organisation, time-management, and prioritisation skills
• Chartered Engineer or similar level
Minimum Experience Needed:
• Significant demonstratable experience estimating or operational experience in shafts, tunnelling, pipeline, MEICA, rail civils or groundworks.
• Demonstratable experience with construction techniques and associated resource requirements within relevant sector
• Demonstratable experience with tender build-ups
• Computer literate, including Microsoft Suite and estimating software
Qualifications Needed:
• Industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng/NVQ or equivalent or significant demonstratable estimating experience with a main/leading contractor
If rate of pay is a sliding scale what is needed to get to the top amount:
• Significant experience with all points outlined in the job description and minimum experience section
• Chartership with relevant professional body or similar
The salary banding is indicative and dependent on experience. Details on the full package are to be discussed during shortlisting.

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