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Cost Estimator

Cost Estimator

Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk
Position – Cost Estimator

Type – Contract

Location – Devonport – Plymouth

Rate – up to £50 per hour Umbrella – based on experience  

Determination – Inside IR35

Hours – Typically 37.5 hours per week

Start Date – ASAP ?

Duration – 6 Months +

Job Title Cost Estimator
Primary Purpose
• Prepare fit for purpose cost estimates across all key account areas and project categories that comply with company standards and processes and utilise methodologies appropriate to the project lifecycle stage
• Ensure all estimates meet the required Class appropriate to the level of scope maturity and estimating methodology applied

Principal Tasks & Responsibilities
• Prepare fit for purpose cost estimates across all key account areas and project categories that comply with company standards and processes and utilise methodologies appropriate to the project lifecycle stage
• Liaise as required with engineering and other departments to obtain the necessary inputs required for the timely compilation of cost estimates
• Ensure an appropriate Basis of Estimate is adequately documented for all cost estimates together with all necessary underpinnings
• Present and support cost estimates through technical and commercial review process
• Carry out peer review and benchmarking of cost estimates as required
• Support and contribute to the collection & compilation of appropriate estimating norms to support the preparation of reliable & defensible cost estimates
Train and mentor less experienced staff in processes & tools to ensure cost estimates are prepared in a consistent and standard format across the company

Academic Requirements Experience Requirements
• Sound knowledge of all industry recognised estimating methodologies
• Awareness of commercial & contractual arrangements
• Awareness of recognised project management & project controls principles
• Awareness of the application of recognised EVM & risk management principles
• Minimum qualification: Level 2 or 3 Diploma in a relevant discipline or ECITB Certificate in Project Controls
Ideally working towards membership of the Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE) or Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of cost estimating, cost engineering or quantity surveying in a relevant industry sector
• Knowledge or experience in the use of commercially available estimating software
• Some experience in collection & analysis of actual costs with respect to developing norm and parametric based estimates
• Some experience in preparation of cost plans and estimates in a multi-disciplinary team environment  


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2021-12-16
2021-12-16
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Author
Kirsty Reynolds

Account Delivery Consultant