Senior Estimator

13 Jun 2021
06 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Estimator

Reporting to - Bid Director / Tendering Director

Location - Chiswick, London (and remotely due to current circumstances)

Job Purpose

To prepare, manage and supervise accurate estimates for major infrastructure projects to support delivery of business objectives including relationship with subcontractors

Key Responsibilities

* Contribute to the achievement of Health and Safety in accordance with company policy

* Responsible for preparing, managing, supervising and taking accountability for the development of cost estimates in support of project and business objectives.

* Review tender documents and drawings

* To create detailed cost risk analysis and work breakdown analysis to ensure the production of high-quality cost estimates.

* Identify and prepare risks and opportunities register

* Compile and supervise enquiries and procure quotes for materials and sub-contract packages

* Analytical estimation of prime costs using estimating software (Candy, ConQuest, and or others)

* Liaise closely with tender planner and agree methodology and sequencing

* Prepare tender settlement meeting review reports and supporting information

* Prepare submission documents and ensure timely delivery

* Contribute to mid-tender and post-tender meetings as necessary

* Prepare and handover secured tenders to the project team

* Ensure full compliance with the core process procedures throughout tender period

* Estimate preliminary costs, including escalation

* To promote company values in all dealings with other employees, clients, subcontractors and other external contacts

* Understanding of contractual risks in NEC and other forms of infrastructure contracts.

Key Skills

* Previous experience as an estimator for large scale projects particularly roads and motorways including structures.

* Prepare tender settlement meeting review reports and supporting information

* Extensive experience liaising with the supply chain

* Self-motivated and proactive

* Team player

* Responsive to meet tender submission deadlines

Desirable Skills

* Presentation skills (written and verbal)

Please note that this job description does not represent a comprehensive list of activities and employees may be requested to undertake other reasonable duties.

About Ferrovial Construction

Ferrovial Construction is the engineering and construction arm of the Ferrovial Group. It is the largest private transport infrastructure operator in the world in terms of capital invested with a workforce of approximately 96,000 employees, and a presence across 15 countries with over 60 years' experience. It is a Spanish multinational company operating through 4 divisions; Airports, Highways, Construction and Building subsidiaries. Ferrovial are committed to developing sustainable and innovative solutions, with the aim to create value for society, and for clients, investors and employees. Ferrovial Construction Ltd UK have 7 major Infrastructure projects across the UK; HS2 Enabling works, HS2 Main Works, Silvertown Tunnel (STT), Heathrow (Q6), Thames Tideway (TTT), Northern Line Extension (NLE) and Farringdon Station.

Ferrovial embraces diversity and inclusion and we see the value in providing equal opportunities to all employees. We are committed to building an inclusive team from a variety of different backgrounds, perspectives and skills