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6 months ago
Barhale
Location: St Albans
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Estimating Jobs
Estimator The Role: The purpose of this role is to produce estimates for civil engineering works in accordance
with Company estimating systems and procedures. The Estimator will work with other
members of tender teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work in terms
of value and type in order to meet Company objectives. Key Responsibilities:
Undertake Estimates  Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures  Identify opportunity and risk during the tender process  Liaise with the business unit to agree methodology and principles  Liaise with tender Bid Manager and Planner  Maintain a register of key assumptions within estimate  Maintain tender estimate file  Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs
Presentation of estimates at adjudication  Prepare estimating ‘adjudication pack’  Present basis of estimate and key assumptions  Maintain notes of adjudication meetings  Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as

required
Handover to site teams at contract award  Prepare estimating ‘handover packs’  Present basis of estimate and key assumptions  Maintain notes of handover meeting  Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions
Key measures & targets:  Deliver sufficient work by value and type to meet the Company's objectives
Key relationships:  Business Unit teams  Engineering function  Supply chain function

Person Specification: The successful candidate is likely to meet the following criteria:
Essential  Experience in one or more of the following; civils, water, waste, rail or tunnelling  An understanding of construction techniques and resource needs CF820-51 Version 4

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 Familiarisation with tender build-ups - possibly through delivery at site level  Proficient in using Microsoft Office software  Numerate and familiar with estimating software  A confident demeanour and the ability to liaise with all levels of personnel and
customers  Excellent organisation, time-management and prioritisation skills

Desirable  Chartered Engineer or similar level About Barhale: Barhale is one of the largest privately owned civil engineering and infrastructure specialists
with 40 years’ experience working UK-wide across the water, transport, built environment
and energy sectors. Founded by our Chairman, Dennis Curran in 1980, the group was
originally set up as a specialist tunnelling contractor. Whilst we retain our tunnelling roots,
repeated success in several sectors of the construction industry has enabled us to expand
our skill set and become one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the
UK.
What we do We provide design, construction and maintenance services to the following sectors;
 Water  Transport  Energy  Built Environment

We also possess a range of specialist skills to support our civil engineering and
infrastructure activities including
 Tunnelling  MEICA capabilities  In-house design  A steel-fabrication and supply subsidiary (BCS Group) Who we are Barhale operate as a tier 1 partner for blue chip, regulated and private clients. We work as
part of large frameworks, joint ventures and alliances, as well as on individual projects
developing long-standing relationships based on Trust, Integrity and Pride.

Our People We employ a direct workforce of over 800 employees nationwide. We recognise that our
business is only as good as the people we employ, which is why we value them so highly
and invest in regular training and development, utilising our dedicated training facility in
Walsall, West Midlands (County).

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How to apply: Please send your current CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role to -*******
We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less
favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation,
religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to
Barhale and will be handled in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act. CF820-51 Version 4

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