Estimator - Rail

Job Title: Estimator - Rail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00018497
Contact Name: Lisa Newman
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

A great opportunity to join a one of the UK's leading multi-disciplinary Railway Infrastructure Contractors. As the successful candidate, you will be based at the Head Office and be part of a well-established team.

Role of the Estimator
Produce estimates from first principal of lowest feasible prime cost in accordance with relevant procedures, ITT documents, tender deadlines, and information provided by members of bid team. This may include production of: bills of quantities; activity schedules; schedules of rates; dayworks; etc
Work with production staff to establish methodology, programme, resource requirements etc.
Work with Commercial and Procurement staff to identify s/con packages, prepare enquiries, and select suppliers in order to obtain the required number of compliant competitive quotations.
Where necessary produce programmes to assist in establishing resource requirements.
Contribute to risk review / assessment process where required.
Produce commercial information in the prescribed format and detail to enable commercial delivery team to upload to COINS Valuations.
Work with members of bid team to assemble supporting information for tender review and submission.
Assist as required in post tender negotiations.
Keep abreast of operating/installation methods adopted on site, and the resources required in same, through visits to site and discussions with management.
Work to best practice throughout estimating function based on established procedures.

You will have:
Previous experience in a similar role is a requirement.
Proven experience in successful estimating within Railway, Commercial, Construction or comparable industry.
Professional qualification and appropriate professional body membership.
Proficient in MS office applications
Good communication and organisational skills.
A proactive and self-motivated approach

Our client is offering a competitive salary + attractive benefits. If you are interested in learning more about this role, please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Newman on 01202 888 986.