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  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £43k - 50k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

One of our clients is looking for an experienced Estimator to join their commercial team in the Leeds office. Our client is a leading contractor operating within the rail industry.
The Estimator will be working on a variety of projects within the Rail Industry including Station fit-outs, platforms, Earthworks, canopies, and many more. This opportunity has arisen due to the successful bidding on a large number of frameworks.

Other duties include:
• Review as requested estimates/information from subcontract so as to ensure it adequately cater to or the work being proposed
• Provide information as necessary to Commercial Director for inclusion in reports to Board of Directors
• Analyse and evaluate contract performance and budgets in accordance with client systems and procedures
• Attend site visits for re-measure of contracts
• Prepare valuations including for any additional works
• Ensure ‘estimates for work’ take adequate account of applicable legislation and recognised industry standards on health, safety, quality and environment
• Produce documentation for tenders that contain sufficient provision for meeting applicable legislation and recognised industry standards on health, safety, quality and environment
• Comply with health & safety requirements applicable to the place of work

Desirable Skills
• Railway / civil engineering knowledge – Essential
• 2-3 years relevant experience in estimating within the civil engineering construction or relevant industry
• Possess the ability and confidence to price projects with minimal supervision
• Highly conversant in Excel
• Adept with estimating software
• Knowledge of contract types
• Experienced in competitive bidding
• Ability to derive a Schedule of Rates
• Adept in Bill of Quantities/take-off’s


• HNC / HND / Degree in an Engineering discipline
• MS Office – Essential
• Membership of RCIS/ ICES – Desirable

The Package
£43000- £50000 (depending on experience)

Rail/ Civils experience is vital.

To hear more about this role please apply via the link or contact Sylwia Stypa by sending your up-to-date CV to
Contact- 0113 24 20 303, 07986707856.