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Estimator - Civil Engineering

Northern Ireland
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Firm, Consulting Engineering
About The Role

Opportunity: ESTIMATOR Needed for Permanent Role in Civil Engineering at GRAHAM
Location: Northern Ireland NI Water Projects

Join a Legacy: Established in 1798, GRAHAM has been a trusted Tier One contractor for over two centuries, consistently delivering enduring results for our clients. With a focus on NI Water projects, our team plays a vital role in enhancing infrastructure and serving communities across Northern Ireland.

Why GRAHAM? We offer a comprehensive benefits package including Car Allowance, Subsidised Private Medical Cover, Life Assurance Scheme, Contributory Pension, and a generous 35 Days of annual leave (including Public Holidays). Embrace our Flexible Hybrid Working model as we continue to evolve and expand.

About the Role:
As GRAHAM's Civils Estimator for NI Water projects, you'll play a pivotal role in our Civil Engineering Division's growth. We're seeking an enthusiastic, innovative, and dynamic professional to join our team. Reporting to the Estimating Manager (Civil Engineering), you'll be responsible for preparing estimates, requiring technical competence in civil engineering methods. Your proactive approach and dedication will be essential in meeting departmental targets.

Key Responsibilities:
- Co-ordinate with the Civils Estimating Manager to outline key dates for the estimate process.
- Ensure tender documents are thoroughly reviewed for completeness.
- Prepare and manage enquiries for materials and sub-contracts.
- Conduct necessary site visits as part of the estimating process.
- Coordinate with the Project Manager and Designer on pricing issues.
- Evaluate project risks and opportunities, presenting tenders for adjudication.
- Utilise Estimating software effectively (training provided).

Desired Skills and Experience:
- Understanding of the civil engineering market
- Communication skills.
- Experience in presenting tenders for adjudication and assessing project risks.

- Knowledge of supply chain dynamics and construction programmes.
- Experience of working within the Water industry sector
- Construction related third level qualification
- Experience of using Estimating software.

Join us in shaping the future of GRAHAM's Civil Engineering Division and making a tangible impact on NI Water projects. If you're ready to contribute to our legacy, apply now and be part of our dynamic team.
This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for the Estimator and the range of duties to be undertaken.
It does not attempt to detail every activity. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder at regular intervals.
Our Commitment
We are proud to say that we are a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and we aim to be the first choice for people from all backgrounds. We seek to promote respect for the individual and equality of opportunities. We believe that everyone should be treated solely on the basis of personal merit and contribution throughout their GRAHAM career journey and not on the value of artificial barriers, prejudices, or preferences.
We are only able to consider applications from individuals who are eligible to live and work in the UK, as per Home Office regulations. Please check your eligibility with the regulations before applying. Individuals with a current time restricted right to work in the UK, should contact the Human Resources team in the first instance.
A basic disclosure may be requested if security clearance is required by 3rd party clients and a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. Our Access NI/Vetting and Barring Scheme Policy and Policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders is available upon request.
GRAHAM reserves the right to carry out checks to ensure the validity of an applicants experience and/or qualifications and we expect all applicants to comply with any such requests for information. Failure to do so or evidence of any falsification of information will lead to either removal from the recruitment process or if already in employment potential termination of contract through the company disciplinary procedure.


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