Rail Estimator

  • Job Reference: 212200
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Website: https://www.kier.co.uk/
  • Location: Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Rail Estimator
Location: Maple Cross, Hertfordshire
Business Area: Kier Utilities & Rail
Job Grade: M1

Kier Utilities & Rail provide a wide range of services throughout the UK, including network design & build, repair, maintenance and emergency response in the water, electricity, gas and telecommunications sectors, as well as specialist construction services in trackside rail activities.

Kier Utilities & Rail are currently recruiting for a Rail Estimator to drive the pricing of works across the Rail sector to support our ongoing client relationship with Network Rail.

Job Responsibilities

In this exciting Rail Estimator role, you'll compile top-down budgets and estimate from first principles varying from outputs, labour, plant, materials and subcontractor elements. You'll organise and manage 'risk and opportunity' schedules and engage in sub-contractor quotations. You'll also organise and lead tender handover meetings, contribute to pre-tender/negotiation meetings, produce tender settlement packs and present tender prices in accordance with Network Rail Cost Analysis Forms (CAF).

What do we need from you?

A strong communicator and self-starter with demonstrable estimating knowledge of Rail across multiple disciplines. You'll have experience of estimating, preferably E & P with a proven track record of converting estimating opportunities delivered within budget. You'll possess strong analytical and technical skills with good excel skills in developing estimating expertise. You'll also have a good ability to build good working relationships with the client, supply chain and internal staff. We're also looking for someone who can meet challenging deadlines and able to manage their time effectively.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or car allowance (optional), a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing

    Pre-employment checks

    It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

    Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

    Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

    Kier is an inclusive employer

    Closing Date: Friday 4th June 2021