Estimator - Groundworks and Civil Engineering


Role Definition
Part of the Estimating Team tasked with meeting work acquisition targets set by our client.
Preparation and ownership of tender submissions, budget quotations and Early Contractor
Information including all aspects of bid preparation including pricing and quality

Work collaboratively with other estimators and project delivery teams to produce the best.
possible proposals to 'win' project opportunities to meet client needs, whilst seeking to find.
alternative and sustainable solutions that maximise environmental benefit and utilise the client's specialist equipment.

Working to deliver the estimating service to the client and develop skills in wet,
civil engineering estimating to strengthen the team and beyond.

Purpose of Role

Work collaboratively within the Estimating Team to win turnover to meet annual business

  • Management of Estimating requirements as necessary to meet annual acquisition turnover targets.

  • Including
    a. Tender review and evaluation
    b. Site visit and value engineering & alternative identification
    c. Tender completion - pricing and quality
    d. Tender settlement and submission in line with Ops Bid Manager and company

  • Client Management & relationship development

  • Liaise with expertise and experience around the business.

  • Other - to be discussed and agreed…

    • Develop the tender through the clients' tender process
      * Promote 'out of the box' thinking to our clients for alternative bids to suit the client's
      * Work collaboratively with the estimating and operations teams and others to assess
      and deal with client enquiries in an efficient and effective manner.
      * Maximise 'group' use and inclusion in project proposals
      * Consider environmental impact and sustainability within tenders
      * Ensure LAWS environmental innovations are promoted to our clients
      * Consider the Ethos of our clients and customers and align them to LAWS
      * Promote the ethos and image of the client at all times
      * Promote the value of LAWS environmental innovations and solutions to new and existing

  • Identify project outcomes through performing site visits

    • Undertake site Visits to ensure full understanding of expected project outcomes
      * Ensure key issues and risks are identified as well as opportunities are evaluated/investigated
      * Reduce travel and emissions wherever possible when carrying out site visits

  • Tender completion, pricing, and timely submission

    • Develop tender strategy with Operations lead (CM/PM/MD) and other stakeholders.
      * Timely completion, pricing and submission of LAWS tenders or budget prices and proposals
      to meet clients' requirements.
      * Review and Settle final submission with Operations lead.
      * Produce handover files to the delivery team.
      * Preparation of accurate take offs for tenders.
      * Keeping abreast of current market rates for pricing works.
      * Preparation of quality documentation in line with current industry guidelines and certification
      to meet tender requirements.
      * Ownership and management of entire tender/budget completion and submission to
      include all documentation and to the client specified recommendation/instruction of
      the operational Lead.
      * Liaise and consult with experienced members of staff and knowledge holders around
      the business to identify the best methodologies to meet most profitable outcome
      whilst meeting Client's identified outcomes.
      * Prioritise your workload to meet all deadlines for tender submissions and programme
      your workload.
      * Appreciate environmental legislation and follow this through in tender pricing and
      * Identify and allow for Health & Safety and Working Time Directive requirements of all
      tidal projects.
      * Understand the tidal cycle relevant to the tendered project and the effect on outputs
      where applicable.

    All the above tasks to be performed taking into consideration the three pillars of sustainability, People, Plant and Profit Direct Reports (not exclusively) N/A Critical role interfaces (not exclusively)

    • Head of Estimating.
    • Estimators.
    • MD.
    • Head of Operations.
    • Technical Manager.
    • Contracts Managers
    • Project Managers.
    • Site Managers.
    • Commercial Managers.
    • Procurement Manager.
    • Estimating Coordinator.
    • Client.
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    Daniel Owen Ltd
    Daniel Owen Ltd
    Contract Type
    Car, Pension
    Expiry Date
    08/04/2023 10:18:00
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