Cost Estimator

Ref
MAX6198
Consultant
Adam Cadwaladr
Region
London
Location
Paddington, London
Salary
Circa £45k + £50k package
Job Posted
27/01/2015
Type
Permanent
Status

Responsibilities and Duties

Working closely with the Client on Rail scheme enabling works involving alterations to Bridges and Rail Track’s, with a view to increase the “gap” between Bridges and the Rail tracks that go underneath them, allowing more room. This will involve major works, and will involve very interesting elements and methods of construction, and candidates with Structural, Bridge or General Civil Engineering experience are strongly preferred.

  • Assisting on feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
  • Estimating and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan
  • Tendering and procuring, including managing the pre-qualification stage, producing the tender list, putting the preliminaries together, tender analysis, producing the tender report and compiling the contractual documents
  • Dealing effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes, where applicable referring major changes to line manager
  • Taking personal responsibility for making cost checks and carrying out valuations on larger projects and in all cases ensuring that timely and accurate cost checking and valuation takes place
  • Producing monthly post contract cost reports and presenting them to the client
  • Inputting into value engineering
  • Negotiating and agreeing final accounts
  • Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience working in the civil engineering sector is strongly preferred, especially in structural, bridges, rail or roads experience.
  • Consultancy experience 
  • Estimating/Cost Consulting Experience

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A Degree or equivalent is preferred

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The company is a world leading cost consultancy in the construction sector with experience in all sectors of the construction industry. With thousands of employees worldwide, this is a great opportunity to work your way up the career ladder with a big name on your CV.

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