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Civil Estimator - Scottish Water

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Civil Estimator - Scottish Water

  • Location:

    Scotland, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £350 - 500 per day

  • Contact:

    Sam Bevan

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 050

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 Years

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Role: Civil Estimator - Scottish Water Framework
Location: Glasgow/Hybrid - Primarily home based with occasional visits.
Rate: £350 - £500 P/D - Inside IR35 (based on experience)
duration: 24 Months +
Start Date: ASAP
Are you a civil Estimator in the water sector looking to make their next exciting steps in the industry?
Are you looking for a new challenge with a company who has years worth of large scale projects on the Scottish Water framework?
My client is a national contractor in the water sector who are looking for an Estimator with a Civil background/bias to join their expanding commercial team. This is an ideal opportunity for somebody who is looking to develop their knowledge and skill set gaining incredible experience in the water sector and a great project for an experience estimator looking for their next role.
The position will be based from their office in Glasgow and will offer flexible working primarily from home. You must be able to commute toGlasgow 2-3 times a month.
This position is only open to candidates who have previously worked estimating for Civil schemes in the Water Sector at some point as a level of industry experience is required to transition into the projects being carried out. The projects in question are on the Scottish Water Framework.
Responsibilities include:
·Undertake estimates in accordance with company procedures.
·Identify opportunity and risk during tender process.
·Co-ordination of external and internal inputs for tender preparation.
·Liaise with business unit to agree methodology and principles.
·Maintain register of key assumptions within estimate.
·Maintain tender estimate file.
·Provide indicative pricing support for business development.
·Provide sales support as required.
·Meeting tender deadlines.
·Production of tender documents and completion of clients' documentation for submittal.
·Upkeep of costs, estimating and pricing information necessary for the preparation of tenders.
·Present basis of estimate and key assumptions.
·Maintain notes of adjudication meetings.
·Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as required.
·On successful award, summarising overall bid and handing over to Projects, including continuing involvement as necessary during contract execution.
·Provide on-going support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions.
·Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs.
·To comply with all Health and Safety responsibilities commensurate with the role, as outlined in the Health and Safety policy.
·Any other duties commensurate with the position as may be assigned from time to time
Skills and Experience:
·Minimum 3 years of Civil estimating experience
·minimum 2 years working with the clean and/or waste water industries
·Must have UK experience
·Previous work on Scottish Water would be a bonus
·Experience working with delivery teams
We are looking to move quick sourcing for this position. Apply Today and We will be in touch to progress your application. You can contact me at or reach me on 02393 876 050.
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