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Lead Estimator - England

Central London (EC1) - Infrastructure - Surveying
Ref: 42482 Date Posted: Tuesday 07 Jun 2022
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Lead Estimator (Major Infrastructure)

Salary:  £110 – 120k + benefits

Based:  Central London (EC1)


About the Client:

We are working closely with one of the Worlds leading infrastructure companies who have delivered some of the most iconic, complex and award winning projects in the last 30 years.  With a Global presence, they have built a reputation in the UK as one of the few contractors able to carry out £500m + projects efficiently and cost effectively.  An exciting role for a Lead Estimator within the company has developed to focus on projects based throughout the UK.


About The Role:

The Lead Estimator will be focused on £300m + UK based projects.  

Duties will include the following:

  • As part of business development department, helping with bids for new contracts, preparing and submitting quotations for work.
  • Close collaboration with technical team and other members of the tender team to undertake a cost estimate of the different work packages (cost direct) and associated preliminaries
  • Coordinating other estimators as required
  • Researching materials, equipment and labour costs.
  • Getting in contact with, and gathering quotes from, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Contribution to Project risk assessment, estimating cost associated to all risk items and indicating the levels of risk associated to each work packages arising from the cost estimate exercise
  • Preparation of the top sheet and presentation in the Board meetings
  • Between tenders, maintain regular contact with company’s supply chain, analyse company data and build and update database of production rates, exchange rates and prices, and monitor projects delivery to ensure alignment between database and actual project delivery results


About You:

  • Strong client interfacing skills, as well as inter-company
  • Comfortable reporting to Directors / Board
  • Strong numerical and data analysis skills
  • Have priced £100m + projects
  • Able to deliver under tight timeframes
  • Personable and team player approach
  • Structured career history with a UK based civils contractor

If interested please contact Michael Nordoff T: 020 8655 4944 | Mob: 07816 841480 | Email: M.Nordoff@calco.co.uk you can also apply directly via this advert.


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