Estimator / Senior Estimator

Ref No. EMP406132
Location Walsall, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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The role is open to both estimator and senior estimator level candidates with an engineering and commercial background with experience in water and civils.


Engineering or commercial background

The Job

The Senior Estimator's role is to lead estimates for civil engineering works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of tender teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work by value and type to meet the company's objectives

Lead estimates

Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures

Lead team of estimators for larger tenders, mentoring and developing junior estimators

Identify opportunity and risk during tender process

Liaise with the business unit, Bid Manager and Planner to agree methodology and principles

Maintain register of key assumptions within estimate

Maintain tender estimate file

Provide indicative pricing support for business development

Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs

Present estimates at adjudication

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


Handover to site teams at contract award

Prepare estimating handover packs

Maintain notes of handover meeting

Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions

Key measures & targets:

Winning work to meet the Company's objectives

Developing a coherent and consistent tender submission with the use of key estimating


Developing a tender win strategy alongside the business unit teams

Providing temporary works support for tenders and for the design element of design and

construct tenders

Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:


Engineering or commercial background

Experience in water and civils

Proven track record working on tenders ranging up to 50m

Numerate and IT literate, familiar with estimating software and Microsoft Office, especially

Microsoft Excel

Chartered, incorporated status or similar

Confidence in dealing with customers and personnel at a senior level

Ability to ensure all tender submissions are both feasible and profitable


Knowledge of waste, rail, or the tunnelling sector

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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