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Estimator - Rail

  • Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Rail
  • Job reference: BBBH379326

Job description


Estimator is required to join a leading Rail contractor in the North West. The role will involve developing competitive and cost-effective tenders to meet the client's needs. This role would suit someone who has over 5 years' experience of working in an Estimating role with a Rail or Civil Engineering contractor.

The role will involve:

  • Control and administration of tender documentation
  • Preparing and managing all tenders from initial phases through to delivery
  • Presenting tenders to senior management at tender review meetings
  • Working closely with supply chain managers whilst assessing major supplier and sub-contract enquiries
  • Managing the technical and commercial requirements for materials, plant and sub-contract quotes
  • Preparing estimates for labour, plant, materials and temporary works
  • Preparing all tender submission documents
  • Preparing estimating reports

Candidate requirements:

  • Educated to HND / Degree Level in Construction or similar field
  • Able to demonstrate an extensive background of working with Rail Contractors
  • 5 years estimating experience in Rail, civil engineering and mechanical & electrical engineering
  • Excellent understanding of the construction process and the various phases
  • Able to demonstrate successful involvement in winning bids
  • Able to co-ordinate a multidisciplinary bid team
  • Well organised and able to follow good estimating procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of Network Rail policies and procedures


  • Excellent basic salary
  • Fantastic career development
  • Confirmed work bank

If you are an experienced Estimator, working in a Rail or Civil Engineering discipline, and would like to know more about this Estimating role, please get in touch.

AndersElite Rail are a specialist Rail recruitment agency, working with clients across the UK. If you have experience of working on the railway in any capacity, please get in touch

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