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  • Job reference: RMS0113269

Estimator

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Northwest
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/09/2012
  • Time left:
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    (24/09/12)
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The Company:
Our client is a nuclear specialist, covering both civilian and defence sectors, across the complete lifecycle from New Build, through Operations and Maintenance, to final decommissioning and waste disposal.

The Role:
As an Estimator you will be responsible for compiling robust base estimates for our tender submissions. They work closely with all involved in the tender team including Bid Managers, Engineering, Planning, Procurement & Commercial to ensure a cohesive and robust estimate is generated. The Estimator helps consider and model risk at the tendering stage and takes part in the Company’s tender approval processes.

As an Estimator your main duties will involve:
• Estimating costs and commercial risks of projects at the bid stage
• Co-ordinate estimating from other departments and help link the scope, programme, risks and technical submission in generating a cohesive price in formats that suit both the tender submission and the internal Company approval processes.
• Development of databases: intelligence gathering and research from past projects to assist in future projects
• Co-ordination of subcontractor bids to tie in to Company bidding to clients
Using standard techniques and experience to scrutinise tender estimates to ensure their competitiveness

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
As an Estimator you will have experience:
• Experience of estimating in a main contractor design and build environment
• Ability to communicate at all levels with all departments and disciplines
• Experienced in management of information (using databases), estimating costs and project deliverables
• Full understanding of project lifecycle and design and construct process
• Prospective candidates may come from a QS or Construction/Technical Engineering background
Good understanding of risk and familiarisation with NEC forms of contract would be beneficial
• Minimum HNC or equivalent in a construction/technical discipline, e.g. Civil Engineering, with professional experience gained in a relevant industry.
• A Full Driving License is required as flexibility to travel to other UK offices and sites on occasion is necessary
• SC or DV level security clearance is preferred though not essential.
• Preferred candidates will have experience of same/similar role from either Nuclear / Po
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