Cost Estimator

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £280 - £330 per day

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Job Title - Cost Estimator
Job Type - Contract
Location - Birmingham

A leading client in the Rail Industry is recruiting for a Cost Estimator to work on a long-term contract basis, based in Birmingham.

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

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.

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.