Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical
Swindon / Wiltshire
Salary description:
£300 - £350/ day Weekly Pay
Start Date:
Vital Human Resources
Job Ref:


Location: Chippenham

Term: 6 months contract initially

Rate: Up to £350 per day, out of scope

"Our client is a well-established Nationwide Rail company whose professionalism and well-respected name have been instrumental in their success. They provide an exceptional service to their customers and are focused on continually improving this."

Our client is looking for an experienced Estimator to ensure high quality consistent Signalling Estimates are produced for existing contracts.


* A good grounding in the requirements for engineering activities

* Be able to communicate programme and risk related issues to the bid planner- Knowledge of the risk management process

* Knowledge of proprietary estimating systems is a distinct advantage although Training in RIB (Estimating Software) will be provided.

* A minimum of 2 years' experience within engineering teams in a main line or metro project delivery company

* The ability to work alone in a high-pressure environment

* May be expected to work irregular hours depending on the requirements for each bid

The Role:

* Responsible of all their allocated estimates from initial enquiry through negotiations to submission of final offer, including determination of the appropriate structure of the estimate.

* Input of estimate data into the estimating database (RIB or equivalent) and checking this data for consistency, errors, omissions, and accuracy.

* Responsible for managing the pricing process; evaluating, assessing and co-ordinating inputs from all other costing disciplines, ensuring high levels of consistency and quality.

* Input and direction into the project plan, and the establishment of the appropriate pricing structure aligning with the company Work Breakdown Structure and Tender Template

* Challenging estimates in multidisciplinary team review panels.

* Involvement in tender pricing presentations to the board and the client as required.

* Analysing current and historical data to justify costs and pricing accuracy and competitiveness.

If you are available for an immediate starting contract and have the relevant experience in the Rail industry, then please get in touch today!

Contact Amy Naden at Vital by emailing your CV to: a m y . n a d e t a l . u k . c o m

The partnering concept promoted by Vital means that we work together with candidates and clients to achieve your career and recruitment objectives. For clients the result is cost effective, culture-compatible solutions that make staff selection, recruitment and retention far easier.

For candidates it means a personal and professional relationship that will help you through every stage of obtaining your ideal job and pursuing your career goals

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