Lead Estimator (Water/Wastewater
This is a great opportunity for a water professional with a strong commercial focus to be responsible for the production of cost estimates for our tenders for water and waste water treatment facilities and related pumping stations, pipework and telemetry. The role will include management of relationships with our designers and project managers and also client teams and suppliers.
You will have several years&rsquo experience working with a main contractor or multi-discipline sub-contractor on water and wastewater projects, including commercial responsibility for MEICA projects, and you will have sufficient site experience to provide you with a good basis to determine appropriate methods of work and assess production outputs.
Responsibilities will include:
Assessment of technical requirements
Assessment and/or preparation of tender stage design details required for process, mechanical, hydraulic and electrical/ICA estimates.
Preparation of detailed cost estimates
Analysis of engineering drawings
Preparation of sub-contractor and supplier enquiries and contract documents
Liaison with clients, sub-contractors and specialist suppliers
Liaison with in-house engineering design teams and specialist sub-consultants
Assessment of different options and solutions
Preparation of CAPEX and TOTEX models
Attending pre and post tender meetings/presentations
Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying
Strong background in the engineering of water and wastewater contracts including design and delivery of process, mechanical and electrical infrastructure and relevant contract forms, legislation and standards
Estimating experience in the water and wastewater sector.
Strong technical competency in water and wastewater processes and infrastructure.
The ability to work independently and to manage inputs from a range of specialist suppliers and in-house staff
Excellent interpersonal and team-working skills
Be results oriented
Strong commercial acumen
The ability to work in a high pace project orientated environment.
Good computer skills, especially Microsoft Excel, and ideally some experience of planning software and estimating software.