Siemens Careers

Senior Estimator

Manchester, United Kingdom

English (UK)

Job Description

The Senior Estimator’s role is to lead estimates for civil engineering and building works for

Electricity Transmission Substations and High Voltage Direct Current Interconnector

Convertor stations in accordance with the companies bidding/estimating systems and

procedures, working with other members of tendering & engineering teams to develop

customer and company requirements to secure value solutions in support of the wider tender

to meet the company's objectives.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:


· Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures for the Civil Engineering, Building and Building Services works

· Identify and record opportunity and risk during tender process

· Liaise with the business management, Head of Civil Engineering, Bid Manager, Planner and Designers to agree strategy and methodology

· Maintain register of assumptions within estimate

· Produce detailed exclusions, assumptions and qualifications for tender

· Maintain tender estimate file and rates library

· Produce NRM1 elemental cost plans for business development and budget submissions

· Obtain feedback from project teams on estimating adequacy and current costs/forecasts

Estimate presentation

· Present estimates at adjudication/bid approval stage

· Prepare estimating "adjudication pack" for bid approval

· Present basis of estimate and key assumptions

· Maintain notes of adjudication/bid approval meetings

· Present basis of civil engineering ad building works offer to client

· Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, undertaking estimate amendments as required


· Prepare estimating handover packs

· Maintain notes of handover meeting

· Provide ongoing support to project teams relating to estimate and key assumptions

Key measures & targets

· Winning work to meet the Company’s objectives

· Developing a coherent and consistent tender submission with the use of key estimating assumptions

· Generate client confidence in Civil Engineering solutions and offers

· Provide Civil Engineering technical advice and support for the offer phase

Qualifications & Competence Requirements

· Good Communicator and Pro-active demeanor

· Experience within a bid team and/or commercial setting

· Experience of working as part of a Project Delivery Team

· One of the following: BSc / BEng in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architectural Technology

alternatively relevant experience with HNC/HND in a Building/Civil Engineering/Construction discipline.

· Several years' experience in at least one project-related discipline (Civil Engineering, Building

Construction, etc.)

· Strong knowledge & understanding of civil/building design and construction methodology.

· Assertive and strong personality

· Strong Commercial / Contractual awareness

· Good understanding of CDM Regulations 2015

· Good Environmental Awareness

· Professional Membership of one or more of the following: CEng/IEng with the Institute of Civil Engineers, MCIOB/ICIOB with the Chartered Institute of Building, MRICS/AssocRICS- Construction Pathways


Job ID: 90862

Organisation: Energy Management

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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