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Senior Estimator - Civil Engineering

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £75k - 95k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Building Services, Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 20 October 2023
  • Job Ref: 404142ASM

The Senior Estimator role - Blue Chip Main Contracting Estimator - High Civil Engineering 

If you're an experienced Senior Estimator, this is your opportunity to work on career-enhancing Infrastructure projects for one of the industry's leading names. This role is an integral part of the bid team supporting the Infrastructure Division. If you have a passion for delivering innovative solutions and possess strong analytical and decision-making skills, this is the perfect opportunity for you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing division within the business working across Energy, Rail, Industrial and Highways projects across the UK.
Working as a key member within tender teams, the successful candidate will be responsible for tender enquiry documentation, pricing of bills of quantities, measurement, preliminaries, and fees whilst investigating and price Value Engineering cost savings.
You will co-ordinate all aspects of the tender process, including the preparation and presentation of;
Experience on significant Infrastructure
Understanding of the Cost drivers that define a project and ability to convert engineering data into meaningful cost drivers.
Understanding of all aspects of direct and indirect Costs
Detailed project risk analysis schedules,
Researching and understanding current market prices for subcontractors and materials,
Analysis of subcontractor tender returns and production of subcontractor work package comparisons where applicable
Labour, Plant and Material Build Ups
Measurement and production of measured quantities from drawings or BIM models for incorporation in tender enquiries

Your profile
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
Degree, HND or NVQ equivalent
Desirable Membership of RICS/CIOB/ A.Cost E
Proficiency in taking-off quantities (CESMM).
Experience using Candy estimating software.
Strong Excel reporting capabilities
Knowledge and experience in cost planning
Familiarity with construction technology and innovative techniques
Ability to work effectively in a team and contribute across a business unit or area.
Excellent organisational, planning, and time management skills, allowing you to manage multiple projects without compromising on quality.
Ability to ensure adherence to standards and specifications.
Capacity to collaborate with senior management and set project and operational targets.
Relevant experience in a similar role and with varying forms of procurement routes
Outstanding negotiation and diplomacy skills, with the ability to make compelling business cases to senior stakeholders.



£75,000 - £95,000 

Car allowance 



Please ring or email to apply 07980 006 436