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Civils Estimator

Job Title: Civils Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Normanton
Power Generation
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: 11903
Contact Name: Ash Stone
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Civils Estimator based in Normanton on a Permanent basis.

The successful candidate will work within the proposals team processing tenders for receipt to submission.


Responsibilities: -


  • Maintain tender database with all new tenders
  • Reviewing tender documentation to fully determine and understand the conditions set out
  • Quantify the extent of the works involved from tender documents
  • Engage in the bid process to ensure timely production of submission documentation
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities associated with the tender documents
  • Identify and engage supply chain to maximise commercial opportunities and savings during the bids process
  • Preparation of accurate and competitive cost estimates from first principals for a wide variety of civil engineering works, predominately in the Water Industry
  • Check & ensure maintenance of a controlled copy of tender document & resultant communications
  • Risk review of the tender to inform bid decisions in conjunction with Proposals staff
  • Prepare subcontract & materials enquiries and review subsequent quotations
  • Prepare an accurate cost estimate for the preliminary’s resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed programme & engineering requirements
  • Check labour & plant resources accumulated in the cost estimate with those derived from the tender programme
  • Prepare & present the commercial aspects of the tender to the Managers for adjudication and approval
  • Prepare the commercial tender for submission to the Client
  • On acceptance of tender by Client check proposed contract reflects the enquiry documents and subsequent offer
  • Prepare and present the commercial handover documents to the contract delivery team
  • Liaise with construction teams to ensure output & resource data collected providing feedback for future tenders


Requirements: -


  • Experience in developing civil engineering price build-ups from engineering design data and drawings



  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng. or NVQ equivalent or at least 5 year’s Estimating experience
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • Experience of working in the water sector

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