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    Cardiff, Wales

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    £300 - £400 per day

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    Rail Technical Team

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    8 months ago

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Recruiting for Estimator to work on a contract basis, working for a key client in the Rail Industry based in Cardiff.

Pay Rate: Up to £400 (Inside IR35 - PAYE or Umbrella Contractors Only)

Contract Length: 6 Months

Start Date: ASAP

Brief Description of Role: Estimating lead on the £50m Core Valley Lines Project for TfW.

Essential Criteria: Rail Estimating experience, knowledge of permanent way (track)

Desirable Criteria: Estimating software experience, knowledge of rail systems disciplines

Ideal Background: Rail Systems Estimator

Qualifications: HNC or Degree in Quantity Surveying or an engineering discipline

Job Spec: -Creating complete estimates for a large scale rail systems projects in South Wales.

-Knowledge of track (p-way) would be preferred.

-Estimating the labour, plant, materials and sub-contracts that are required to complete a job or project -Creating, analyzing, and maintaining correct and accurate quantities and thorough take-offs from plans -Ensuring that the pricing of preliminaries including time and method related costs

-Showing creativity and resourcefulness in order to gain the best pricing from subcontractors -Ensuring that estimating procedures are strictly followed in the production of tenders

-Acting as bid manager when and where required depending on the value and complexity of the tender -Proficient with the use of estimating software, Candy

-This is a client facing role, so the ability to present complex estimates concisely is required