Skipton or Leeds
Due to company growth, our client who specialises in Civil Engineering and Construction mainly across the water industry are looking to add to its successful procurement department.
Successfully working alongside companies such as; National Grid, Rolls Royce, Northumbrian Water, Yorkshire Water, Welsh Water, Severn Trent Water and the Environment Agency, they pride themselves on finding innovative solutions to construction problems and applying the latest information technology to help drive efficiencies and reduce waste in our processes without compromising on quality.
An equal opportunity employer who welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
With new exciting opportunities for experienced Estimators with a wealth of varied civil engineering knowledge to join their teams in Skipton or Leeds, assisting with the delivery of their key framework with their client Severn Trent Water.
You will have strong numerical and analytical skills with experience of water, highways, utilities and traditional contracts and must be competent in producing accurate and thorough tender returns, effectively planning projected costs and timescales, identifying construction risks and researching materials, plant, labour and equipment costs. Your Main Responsibilities:
- Achieving the delivery of projects within budget - Working in accordance with the direction of the Project Manager - Delivery of projects in line with the customer objectives and contracted scope of works
Duties include: - Taking part in contract reviews relating to the contract with the customer - Preparation of estimates and cost plans in line with the brief - Assisting in the development of programmes for the delivery of our services - Preparation of standard documentation – reports, letters, financial statements etc. - Preparation of Estimates as required - Assisting with the analysis of business cases, prepare reports at all stages of budget setting - Assisting in the settlement of construction disputes by providing and evaluating cost data and prepare and agree final accounts - Producing financial fee report for post contract review - Ensuring that estimates are aligned to any programme and risk criteria - Attendance at design team and progress meetings as necessary
You will be:
Degree qualified in Engineering, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or other relevant degree ACostE/MRICS/MCIOB qualified preferred Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and colleagues Competence in using estimating packages such as Conquest and/or Candy, and programme packages such as MS project are essential. Extensive experience of working on water and pipeline projects preferred Good understanding of how TOTEX (Total expenditure) is calculated using Capital Expenditure, Operational Expenditure, Whole Life cost and Embedded / Operational carbon values to provide whole life cost solutions to our clients.
You must have excellent communication skills and thrive working to tight deadlines, being able to manage and support the development of other more junior members of our estimating team, and liaise with other professionals including suppliers and clients.
Salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience