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Freelance Senior Estimator

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £300 - 400 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 10 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 396862ASM

NEW ROLE - Freelance Senior Estimator role - Heavy Civil Engineering Highways & roads large projects - Cheshire - Up to £400 a day - 2 days per week

The role
I am currently looking for a diligent Senior Estimator to prepare accurate estimates for Civil Engineering Highways and Roads projects. You will be office based in an office in Cheshire. You will provide knowledge of cost and benefits that support profitable business decisions.
All applicants will have experience pricing a wide range of projects including some (but not all)
Civil Engineering

· Ensure tender documents, addendums, client correspondence etc, are logged on the server and relevant team members are issued with copies.
· Produce sub-contractor enquiry schedule, obtaining suggestions / feedback from the tender team, procurement department preferred/ approved contractor schedules.
· Issue sub-contract enquiries, including scope of works and attendance schedules (where applicable).
· Issue materials enquiries
· Establish competition
· Arrange production of B/Qs where required or B/Q share.
· Carry out pricing of certain elements from first principles, i.e. Earthworks, drainage, FRC, Kerbing etc
· Undertake spot checks on measures/bill descriptions.
· Chase tender returns and update enquiry schedule
· Raise tender queries
· Challenge current designs on Design & Build Tenders to produce Tender Savings
· Develop and fill gaps in tender, compile clarifications and estimator notes for file copy.
· Incorporate late changes / tender amendments
· Assist in the collation of tender risk and opportunity assessment.
· Assist in the production of a value engineering schedule
· Assist in the production of the R&O Analysis
· Reviewing the risk register on bids
· Carrying out regular tender reviews

Candidate Requirements
- Civil Engineering / Highways tender experience
- 5 years or more experience in a related estimating role
- Main contractor experience
-Experience estimating civil engineering projects from first principles (mainly highways and roads)
-The ideal candidate will have excellent numerical skills and an analytical mindset.
-The ideal candidate will have come from an engineering site background having worked on civil engineering building sites in a previous role
Quantity Surveying degree or BSc/BA in Engineering, Commercial Management or Construction

£350 - £400 per day
Part time 2 days a week

Your application will be reviewed by Alexandra Smith at the Manchester branch of AndersElite.
If you believe you are suitable for this role please forward your cv to or ring me on 07980 006 436 or 0161 832 7577