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Senior Estimator - Civil Engineering Sector

  • Salary: Up to £65000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Urmston, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH375088_1520506798

Job description

Senior Estimator - Civil Engineering Sector - Warrington Based Role - - 07980 006 436

The client

An established regional civil engineering contractor are recruiting for a Senior Estimator. The Senior Estimator will be required to price civil engineering, highway and rail projects worth £0.5 - £5million.

The Candidate

The Senior Estimator will already have worked as an Estimator / Senior estimator for a Civil Engineering contractor pricing civil engineering projects.

The Senior Estimator will be required to scrutinise incoming inquiries, asses all relevant technical issues, prepare estimates of the costs of the works, submits proposals to clients and negotiates terms and conditions with the clients to contract award. All applicants must be able to identify and communicate the critical issues that may impact on cost sensitive areas. They must be able to develop total project cost summaries, basis of estimate document with assumptions, exclusions, and price schedule. The Estimator must be a team player and have experience in heavy civil construction.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

Involved in and oversee the whole process from tender submission and negotiation to securing project/contracts

Pricing civil engineering projects (mainly roads / highways etc)

Evaluate incoming inquiries

Excellent knowledge of various forms of Construction Contracts (NEC/JCT/ICE)

Participates in regular project controls and proposal meetings and other meetings/committees as appropriate.

Asses all technical issues of the project

Works with engineering, proposals, project controls and supply chain during bid preparation to deliver total installed cost estimates of all classes

Prepare estimates and proposals

Reviews and evaluates costs for sub contract fabrication on work orders.

Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.

Assist in maintaining effective relationships with internal and external clients

Demonstrate commitment to an Injury-Free Environment and Skanska Safety and Health Management Program

Job Skills & Abilities Guidelines

Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products

Experience in pricing tenders for Local Authorities, Public Utilities and Private clients

Experience in estimating civil engineering projects

Ability to work independently

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to multi-task

Ability to undertake several estimates simultaneously and complete to strict deadlines.

Functions effectively as part of a team


Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times

Ability to understand and follow directions

Good time management and organisational skills

Education and/or Experience


£50,000 - £65,000 per annum


Company related bonus

Company car or Car allowance


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 myself on or ring me on 07980 006 436

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