Job Information

Salary:

55.00

Region:

North West

Location:

Cheshire

Industry:

Quantity Surveying Consultancy

Discipline:

Estimator

Sub Discipline:

Estimator

Employment:

Contract

Job Description

Our Client an SME Cost Consultancy has an immediate requirement for a Project Cost Estimator to work on a large Nuclear project as part of their Project delivery team. You will therefore be required to gain security clearance

The Project Cost Estimator will normally work remotely from line management and is expected to be able to operate with autonomy whilst providing services to several customers.

We are looking for an Estimator with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in project cost estimating within Power, Utilities or Infrastructure. The purpose of the role is the production of project cost estimates in line with the company’s standards and procedures.

The role has multiple stakeholders, internal and external customers, as it is interfacing directly with the organisation. Consequently, the ability, and availability to travel to and work in several locations is required.

This role forms part of Group Projects, Project Support team, which provides direct project support to efficiently and effectively manage the delivery of project expenditure.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the development of probabilistically modelled project cost estimates
  • Production of counter estimates to enable validation of vendor offers and claims
  • Supporting the development of Capital Expenditure Proposals (CEPs)
  • Estimate the impact of any project change requests
  • Carry out peer reviews of cost estimates produced by others

Education

  • Educated to Degree level in a relevant subject or discipline
  • Professional cost estimating qualification e.g. AACE or equivalent

Experience Required

  • Ability to interpret technical specifications and engineering drawings of varying complexity
  • Ability to co-ordinate disparate information into a coherent estimate
  • Advanced Microsoft application skills specifically Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint
  • Sound understanding of industry standard estimating processes and principals
  • Probabilistic modelling knowledge
  • Experienced user of Primavera, PRA, @Risk and Microsoft Project
  • SAP knowledge
  • Conversant in business English
  • Conversant in business language specific to role location

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