MEICA Estimator

Recruiter
Amey
Location
Scotland
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
25 May 2021
Closes
24 Jun 2021
Ref
AM20176
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

About Amey

Do you have estimating experience in civil engineering works for water industry projects.?

Here at Amey we have an opportunity for an experienced Estimator who can support the project team through Client Gateway approval and handover to delivery.

You will need a strong background in estimating for Water Industry projects and knowledge of common construction techniques. You will develop and maintain strong relationships internally, across the supply chain and with SW's Estimating Team. You will be responsible for establishing robust target costs used to set subsequent budgets for project delivery.

This role can be undertaken remotely with regular site visits across Scotland.

What will the role involve?

  • Review of handover information to identify any shortfalls required to support the Estimating process
  • Undertake site visits and meetings as required to help establish scope
  • Liaise with the wider team and designers as required (Programme compliance, design issues, construction techniques etc)
  • Identify the Target Cost inputs and develop Estimating Proforma's in line with SW EES requirements
  • Produce first principle estimates to validate EES outputs
  • Review SW EES outputs and identify any shortfalls
  • Liaise with SW Estimating Team on pricing reviews and negotiations
  • Collaborate and support the civil estimator on combined project scopes
  • Present estimates for approval to Senior Management Team
  • Contribute to Risk Identification and Mitigation throughout estimating phase
  • Produce or contribute to tender stage delivery programmes

What are we looking for?

  • Experience across a range of multi-disciplined (MEICA & Civil) engineering works on Clean and Wastewater projects ranging in value from £20k - £2m
  • Knowledge of common construction techniques
  • Demonstrated track record in estimating from first principles for water industry projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of MEICA estimating norms
  • Knowledge of standard specifications including CESWI and Sewers for Scotland.
  • Commercial awareness
  • IT literate with working knowledge of MS Project an advantage
  • Valid driving license
  • Experience of SW Cost Based Solutions models and EES System an advantage
  • Delivery experience on similar work streams
  • Knowledge of NEC3 Contracts (lump sum and target cost)
  • Knowledge of MEICA installations associated with Clean and Wastewater Installations
  • Knowledge of SW Supply Chain Frameworks and Governance Processes an advantage

Why Amey?

We're all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. Whether it's working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you'll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.

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