Assistant Estimator

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Assistant Estimator

£27,000 – £30,000

My client is looking to bring in an Assistant Estimator to join their team on the Anglian framework.

As a member of a Central Estimating Team, you will be supporting the delivery of multiple projects within the AMP7 regulatory period.

Responsibilities include:

* Main work scopes include pipelines, pumping stations, reservoirs and both water and water recycling treatment plants.

* Ensuring handover of pricing pack meets appropriate quality & standards to agree service level agreement & adhere to delivery on time requirements of the Delivery milestones.

* We operate under an outperformance contract model & the estimator plays a key role in challenging all aspects of construction costs including Non-Construction, Risk, Overheads & record for audit via the delivery milestone process & affordability challenge.

* The successful candidate will report functionally to a Senior Estimator or directly to Estimating Manager depending on grade.

* Provide CAPEX Estimates appropriate to the stage of the project from high level comparative estimates for optioneering to detailed bottoms up Estimates for development of Target Costs.

* Working with multi discipline Teams in order to understand and quantify scope.

* Liaising with supply chain to develop estimates for specific items of scope (both Vendors and subcontractors).

* Utilise both Estimating software and MS Excel to prepare the Estimate.

* Comfortable working with both subcontract and direct delivery.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Experience:

This role would suit an Estimator with around 2 years’ experience looking for the next step in their career. However, Engineering or Quantity Surveying graduates looking at the start of their career path will be considered.

* Engineering or QS degree or previous relevant estimating experience

* Experience of Estimating within either infrastructure, utilities or process plant.

* Other Estimating experience building services / facilities management etc

* Experience using Estimating Software

* Experience of working with a Main Contractor or Subcontractor on Construction Projects

* Experience of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical or Process Control disciplines

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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