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Estimator

  • Location:

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Oliver Gooch

  • Contact email:

    Oliver.gooch@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 010

  • Job ref:

    JO0000023736

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-05

  • Startdate:

    05/10/2020

Are you looking to work on HS2 as a Senior Estimator in the Rail sector?

Are you looking to work for an international company who makes your career objectives, your progression, training and development a priority?
 
Join my client, you'll benefit from a development programme across our Infrastructure Portfolio designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.
We are looking for Senior Estimators and Estimators to support Infrastructure project teams and post Covid 19 restrictions, based in our client's support offices across Birmingham.
 
These roles will be mainly home based due to COVID but applicants will ideally be local to Birmingham as their offices will slowly be reopening.
 
Pay rate: £450Inside IR35
 
Key Competencies:
·Experience on significant Infrastructure projects ideally but not limited to the Rail Sector
·Understanding of the Cost drivers that define a project and ability to convert engineering data into meaningful cost drivers;
·Understanding of all aspects of direct and indirect Costs;
·Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present cost work concisely;
·Ability to challenge colleagues in a constructive manner in order to achieve positive outcomes;
·Ability to interact effectively with colleagues in many different disciplines involved in our Clients Programme;
·Familiarity of government initiatives and policies.
 
Rewards:
My client offers an impressive range of benefits including but not limited to:
·Travel insurance
·Life assurance
·Competitive pension schemes
·Travel insurance
·Gym discount
·Dental insurance
·A structured training scheme
·Continuous Professional Development Activities
Responsibilities:
·Single point of contact for all our Client's infrastructure costs, working closely with the Estimating Management team to implement and maintain Cost Management and Estimating systems to ensure accurate reporting, benchmarking and analysis of our Clients' infrastructure costs;
·Support implementation of accurate Cost measurement processes including progress and performance measurement;
·Provide professional advice covering our Clients' infrastructure costs to stakeholders (including but not limited to Procurement Specialists, Cost / Contract Management Personnel, Estimators and Project Controls);
·Ensure continuous development and improvement of Client's policies, procedures and resources for all cost and related controls services;
·Work closely with the Scheduling Team to ensure integration and alignment of cost models and schedules; and
·Aid in the development of benchmarking database and reporting process to provide timely and accurate advice to inform decision making.
 
Requirements:
·Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, ACostE, ICES or similar relevant professional association and NVQ Level 3 in Project Controls;
·Degree or equivalent experience or achieved NVQ Level 2 in Project Controls;
·Quantity surveying skills and comprehensive understanding of the construction industry;
·Familiarity of government initiatives and policies.