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Black & Veatch
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Estimating Jobs

Aug 20, 2019


Stepps, BORDER, GB, G33 6FB

Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Req Id : 4041

Job Title : Estimator

Business Unit Sector : PCL-WTR EMEIA

Work Location : UKSTEPPS

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project :

Job Summary

To provide an estimating function to support the Programme Team through Cx 3 approval and handover to the aBV delivery team. Requires a strong background in estimating for WW Infrastructure projects and knowledge of common construction techniques. To develop and maintain strong relationships with SW’s Estimating Team. Develop robust target costs used to set subsequent budgets for project delivery.

Key Responsibilities

* Review of PM handover information to identify any shortfalls required to support the Estimating process

* Prepare Estimating Proforma’s in line with SW EES requirements

* Liaise with programme, design and delivery teams as required (Programme compliance, design issues, construction techniques etc)

* Produce first principle estimates to validate EES outputs

* Review SW EES outputs and identify any shortfalls

* Raise shortfalls with SW Estimating Team and close out timeously

* Present estimates for approval to Senior Team

* Contribute to Risk Identification and Mitigation throughout estimating phase

Key relationships:

Estimating Lead

SW Estimating Team

Programme PM’s

Design Team

Delivery Team

Commercial Team

Responsible for:

Development and negotiation of Target Costs for WW Infra projects within Programme timescales.

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

Experience of SW Cost Based Solutions models and EES System

Knowledge of other functions including Programme Management, Design & Delivery

Knowledge of MEICA installations associated with WW Infrastructure

Knowledge of SW Framework Supply chain

Knowledge of SW Governance and Gateways

Minimum Qualifications

Experience of civil engineering sector on Waste Water Infrastructure projects

Knowledge of common construction techniques across a range of WW Infra projects

Demonstrated track record in estimating WW Infra projects

Commercial awareness

IT literate

Driving License

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment


Salary Plan

EST: Estimating

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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