Cost/Estimator

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£72,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted:
10/08/2018
Recruiter:
VGC Perssonnel Ltd
Job Ref:
SWAUG10

Cost/Estimator

Location - Birmingham

Salary - �72-75,000 per annum plus 4 weeks annual leave, sick pay and a pension scheme

Project - HS2

My client is currently looking for a Cost/Estimator for the HS2 Phase 2 project.

Purpose of the job:

* Develops summary and detailed estimates for the estimating process across the company, providing accurate and robust figures to be used by internal and external stakeholders.
* Takes a lead role in estimate reviews and presentations and provides and supports data and cost analysis

Key functions and responsibilities of the role:

* Deliver estimates and provide input for detailed/bottom -up forecasting outturns against benchmarks, norms and current progress.
* Incorporates best practice from industry estimating and related controls services to support consistent best in class approaches and decision making.
* Provide support to the development of programme wide models including (amongst others) indirect costs, whole life, and prelims.
* Responsible for reviewing estimates from consultants and provides recommendation on OLE systems costs.

Knowledge, skills and experience required for this position:

* Degree in engineering, construction management, business management or related field
* Knowledge of OLE systems, suppliers, products and costs.
* Extensive knowledge of capital cost estimating
* Demonstrated ability to readily analyse estimate data and correlate to other projects and to conceptualize the total project scope.
* Experience (minimum (8-12 Years) working with multiple estimating disciplines and a matrix organization including Construction, Engineering, Project Controls, Procurement, Contracts and Commissioning to collect all necessary data on scope and quantities to prepare accurate estimates
* Must demonstrate advanced level of expertise in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint, Power BI and Excel, typically acquired through multiple years of experience.
* Knowledge of engineering and/or construction management.

If this is something of interest to you than please apply now. If you would like additional information, than please do not hesitate to contact me.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact Details:
VGC Perssonnel Ltd
Tel: 01895 671 820
Contact: Sam Wilson
Email:

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