Estimator, Belfast

Last update 2024-06-16
Expires 2024-07-16
ID #2081575253
500,000 £
Estimator, Belfast
United Kingdom, Belfast, Belfast,
Modified March 21, 2024


Job Description : Estimator (Mid/Senior)
Location: Belfast
Salary: £50,000-£70,000

On behalf of my client, I am actively recruiting for a mid/senior Estimator to work for specialist civil engineering contractor working across the UK.

Key Responsibilities:
As a Senior Estimator, you will:

Review project drawings, contracts, and specifications to understand scope, materials, and requirements.
Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and designers to gather essential project information.
Cost Estimation: Calculate and prepare detailed cost estimates for labour, materials, equipment, and subcontractors.
Utilize cost databases, historical data, and industry benchmarks for accuracy.
Consider factors like permits, site conditions, and safety regulations in cost calculations.
Collaborate with the project team to establish and monitor project budgets.
Identify potential cost-saving measures and value engineering opportunities.
Attend monthly CVR meetings for feedback on current projects.
Prepare comprehensive bid packages, including cost breakdowns, schedules, and proposal documents for clients and subcontractors.
Stay current with industry standards and regulations affecting civil engineering projects.

Candidates Must Have;
Strong understanding of heavy civils, tunnelling, and trenchless works.
Experience in producing winning bids for projects ranging from £500k to £20m.
Strong writing and communication skills.
Ability to multitask and support multiple teams in various remote locations.
Capable of working independently on bids or as part of a larger team.
Good contractual understanding, mainly NEC 3 and NEC 4.
Several years of experience in civil engineering, with a focus on cost estimation.
Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and industry practices.
Proficiency in using construction estimating software and spreadsheet applications, including Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point).
Professional certification (such as Certified Professional Estimator) is beneficial.

Desirable Skills and Qualifications:

Auto-Cad Experience.
Degree Educated, Working Towards Chartership.
Site Experience in Tunnelling or Civil Engineering.

Please note this role requires the candidate to be familiar with Northern Ireland, only candidates who have/are living and working in Northern Ireland will be considered..

Please send your CV to

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Estimator

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