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Job Ref:  204397577
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Cambridgeshire
City:  Peterborough
Post Code:  PE1
Salary:  £55000 - £65000/annum + Benefits
18/10/2016 15:59
Our client is seeking to employ an experienced, Civils-based Estimator for their regional office in Peterborough. The purpose of this role is to produce estimates for civil engineering works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures. The Estimator will work with other members of tender teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work in terms of value and type in order to meet Company objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures. Identify opportunity and risk during the tender process Liaise with the business unit to agree methodology and principles. Liaise with tender Bid Manager and Planner Maintain a register of key assumptions within estimate. Maintain tender estimate file Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs. Prepare estimating 'adjudication pack' Present basis of estimate and key assumptions. Maintain notes of adjudication meetings. Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as required. Prepare estimating 'handover packs'. Present basis of estimate and key assumptions Maintain notes of handover meeting. Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions

Skills & Experience:

Essential: Experience in one or more of the following; civils, water, waste, rail or tunnelling. An understanding of construction techniques and resource needs. Familiarisation with tender build-ups - possibly through delivery at site level Proficient in using Microsoft Office software
Numerate and familiar with estimating software
A confident demeanour and the ability to liaise with all levels of personnel and customers
Excellent organisation, time-management and prioritisation skills
Desirable: Chartered Engineer or similar level


Our client also offers the following benefits within their package:
Company car/car allowance, 5% Company pension contribution, Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary Single persons private medical cover, Permanent Health Cover


If you feel you have the right skills and experience to suit this role please send your CV and covering letter for the attention of David Stevens
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