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QS/Estimator

  • Location

    Gatwick, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Dean Lawrence

  • Contact email:

    Dean.lawrence@talascendint.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH90976_1539093536

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-08

  • Consultant:

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QS/Estimator required to work for Delivery Partner on the Gatwick Airport Upgrade.
Based on site at Gatwick - Contract or Permanent.
Rate negotiable depending on relevant experience.

All Offers Subject to successful Security Clearance for Airport Pass


Vacancy Brief:
Performs general or discipline cost estimating, analysis, and control activities for project and/or proposal efforts in the Infrastucture heavy civil and/or rail businesses. Performs historical data analysis and maintains historical databases. Supports estimate reporting and reviews. Executes simultaneous tasks within broadly defined parameters.
JOB KNOWLEDGE:

  • Demonstrated intermediate understanding of Estimating core processes requiring minimal direction and supervision.
  • Knowledge of EPC estimating practices, methods/processes, and procedures in addition to the various estimate components, types and classifications.
  • Basic knowledge of project controls concepts, practices, and procedures, specifically project schedules, work breakdown structure, and budgets.
  • Experience in performing quantity takeoffs, statistical analysis, and report writing.
  • Understanding technical processes, engineering drawings, quantity determinations, and financial records.
  • Knowledge of construction methods and construction practices.
  • Knowledge in the use of industry technology processes for executing work.
  • Familiar with commercial terms and conditions (contractor relationships, currency exchange, taxation, inflation, insurance, escalation, etc.) and with market pricing in area of specialization.
  • Basic knowledge of financial report systems, cost account codes and understanding of cost control instructions that impact estimates.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others in a project team environment.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, construction management, business management or related field OR minimum of 5 years of experience in lieu of degree.
  • Previous experience in the construction industry
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Estimating or Project Controls
  • Must demonstrate advanced level of expertise in the use of MS Word and MS Excel, typically acquired through multiple years of experience.
  • Basic knowledge of scheduling software.
  • Knowledge of engineering and/or construction management
  • The right to work and remain in the United Kingdom without sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with capital cost estimate development
  • Experience in Heavy Civil, Rail Transit systems and or Highway estimating
  • Demonstrated ability to readily analyze estimate data and correlate to other projects and to conceptualize the total project scope.
  • Ability to perform productivity analysis of construction operations and verify results by staffing and crew analysis of work operations by craft
  • Ability to review proposal provisions related to schedule/cost engineering and material control, and develops supporting data for contract negotiations.
  • Develops bid evaluation cost and schedule criteria and prepares bid evaluations
  • Experience with HCSS HeavyBid or similar computerized estimating systems geared toward heavy civil construction estimating.
  • Experience in working with multiple estimating disciplines within a matrix organization including Construction, Engineering, Project Controls, Procurement, Contracts and Commissioning to collect all necessary data on scope and quantities to prepare an accurate estimate.