Assistant Estimator

Steve Thomas
Midlands and East Anglia
£28k - £40k + package
Job Posted

A very exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Estimator to work in Birmingham on a highly prestigious rail project, due to a recent award. You will ideally have some estimating experience in either signalling, depots, or general rail infrastructure such as track laying, earthworks and other associated civil works.

Project Details

You will be an Assistant Estimator working on a highly prestigious £multi billion rail project.

Responsibilities and Duties

Assistant Estimator Job Duties and Responsibilities (not limited to):

- Assist in review clients project proposals and documents to identify the key items for pricing
- Assist in determining the clients price submission requirements and creating the estimating plan and document
- Build up an accurate cost estimate in an elemental and analytical format with a level of detail commensurate with the level of maturity of the client’s project
- Liaison with the client team and designers to understand the project requirements
- Assist in the preparation & presentation the commercial aspects of the price to the heads of department
- Provide estimating assurance and governance to management and delivery teams
- Assist in the preparation of recommendations for award of contractor packages

Desired Skills and Experience

- Previous experience working in a junior or assistant estimating role
- Preferably have experience working on either signalling, depots, or general rail infrastructure in the rail sector
- IT proficient with exposure to use of spreadsheets & IT packages relating to estimating
- Quantity Surveyors are considered with some Estimating experience

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

- Degree qualified is preferred but not essential

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The company is one of the leading construction and engineering consultancies on the globe, and are growing in the UK. They work on some of the most prestigious projects in the UK and internationally as well as various frameworks with clients. They are a multi-disciplinary consultancy that offer fantastic progression opportunities within.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

The company offer a fantastic salary.

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