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Cost Engineer: Birmingham

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Daniel Brokenshire

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  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Purpose
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

Key functions and responsibilities of the role:

  • 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • 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.