Senior Estimator Rail

Greater Manchester
£550 to £570/day PAYE Umbrella
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A long-term opportunity exists for a Senior Estimator experienced in the estimating of rail projects to form part of a dynamic collaborative team on an alliance or JV. You will be expected to utilise your skills gained as you progressed from a Site Engineer or from a project Quantity Surveyor to a proficient Estimator who engages with suppliers and the delivery professionals in order to build a comprehensive and accurate estimate for submission.


Duties will include the following -

  • Calculate and prepare cost estimates that provide a least cost, optimal value solution using first principles.
  • Prepare GRIP estimates
  • Prepare funding submissions 
  • Evaluate and approve 3rd party/supplier estimates
  • Engage with suppliers, sub-contractors and 3rd party suppliers to obtain the best financial solution
  • Work collaboratively as a team when engaging with industry professionals to obtain information and solutions


Requirements for this opportunity include -

  • A Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering qualification
  • proficient is the use of first principles to estimate.
  • Proven estimating experience for bids
  • A self-starter confident in seeking information and solutions
  • An understanding of methods and typical production rates / outputs
  • Exposure to large complex civil engineering rail projects for the likes of Network Rail
  • Proficient in CANDY(CCS) advantageous
  • Capable of meeting deadlines in a dynamic, ever-changing environment.



If you are interested, then kindly lodge your CV here now.