Civil Estimator

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Technical recruiters for the built environment

Our client is looking to strengthen their Estimating team with a Civil Estimator for their Central framework. Based close to Manchester you will create civil project estimates for a multi-million-pound design & build framework within the water sector.

You will report directly to the Estimating Manager and the responsibilities will include:

  • Appraisal of civil solutions, reviewing the scope, civil specifications and drawings to ensure the estimate and supplier quotations are compliant and meet the requirements of the client.
  • Produce detailed activity schedules or BOQ’s from specifications and drawings covering all aspects of the civil related activities and in accordance with the Client’s cost capture system.
  • Involvement in the selection of the subcontractors and suppliers for each project to ensure that the most suited subcontractors/suppliers are invited to tender.
  • Obtain accurate prices and quotations for all civil aspects including subcontracts, materials, plant and labour.
  • Ability to price/produce estimates for all or some aspects of the works bottom up using agreed standardised rates and first principles.
  • Ability to read detailed construction programmes and the development of simple critical path programmes to inform the delivery of packages of work and associated project related costs.
  • Production of budget and target cost workbooks for presentation within internal governance sessions prior to submission to the client.

About You

  • Qualified in a civil engineering discipline
  • Experience of water and / or utilities sector
  • Experience of working within a multi-discipline engineering environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of civil construction (typically earthworks, R.C bases, roads, footways, retaining structures, walls, tanks & chambers, drainage and ductwork) and associated temporary works
  • Holding a current relevant CSCS Card

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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