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Senior Estimator


Barhale
Location: Walsall
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Estimating Jobs
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Senior Estimator The Role: The Senior Estimator’s role is to lead estimates for civil engineering works in accordance
with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of tender
teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work by value and type to meet
the company's objectives. Key Responsibilities:
Lead estimates Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures
Lead team of estimators for larger tenders, mentoring and developing junior estimators
Identify opportunity and risk during tender process
Liaise with the business unit, Bid Manager and Planner to agree methodology and principles
Maintain register of key assumptions within estimate
Maintain tender estimate file
Provide indicative pricing support for business development
Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs
Present 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
Maintain notes of handover meeting
Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions
Key measures & targets: Winning work to meet the Company’s objectives
Developing a coherent and consistent tender submission with the use of key estimating
assumptions
Developing a tender win strategy alongside the business unit teams
Providing temporary works support for tenders and for the design element of design and
construct tenders
Key relationships: Estimating Team
Engineering Team
Supply Chain Team

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Person Specification: The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:
Essential Engineering or commercial background
Experience in water and civils
Proven track record working on tenders ranging up to 50m
Numerate and IT literate, familiar with estimating software and Microsoft Office, especially
Microsoft Excel
Chartered, incorporated status or similar
Confidence in dealing with customers and personnel within Barhale at a senior level
Ability to ensure all tender submissions are both feasible and profitable
Desirable Knowledge of waste, rail, or the tunnelling sector
Benefits: As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
? Company car/car allowance ? 5% Company pension contribution ? Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary ? Single persons private medical cover ? Permanent Health Cover
About Barhale: Barhale is one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the UK and was
originally formed in 1980 as a specialist tunnelling contractor diversifying over the years into
various civil engineering areas. Barhale works UK-wide across the water, transport, energy
and developer services sectors providing design, construction and maintenance services
under long-term contracts, with blue-chip public, regulated and private clients. The company
employs over 600 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £120m and a distinctive set of
values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability.

Our business activity is carried out for the following principal sectors: Water: Civil Engineering, Tunnelling, Pipelines and Utilities Transport: Rail, Aviation, Waterways, Highways and Bridges Energy: Power Generation, Power Transmission and Distribution, Waste Developer Services: Civil Engineering across private sector developers UK wide Specialist Businesses: Tunnelling, Mechanical and Electrical and Barhale Construction
Services (BCS Group)

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How to apply: Please send your current CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role and
quoting the reference number to careers@barhale.co.uk.

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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Senior Estimator The Role: The Senior Estimator’s role is to lead estimates for civil engineering works in accordance
with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of tender
teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work by value and type to meet
the company's objectives. Key Responsibilities:
Lead estimates Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures
Lead team of estimators for larger tenders, mentoring and developing junior estimators
Identify opportunity and risk during tender process
Liaise with the business unit, Bid Manager and Planner to agree methodology and principles
Maintain register of key assumptions within estimate
Maintain tender estimate file
Provide indicative pricing support for business development
Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs
Present 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
Maintain notes of handover meeting
Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions
Key measures & targets: Winning work to meet the Company’s objectives
Developing a coherent and consistent tender submission with the use of key estimating
assumptions
Developing a tender win strategy alongside the business unit teams
Providing temporary works support for tenders and for the design element of design and
construct tenders
Key relationships: Estimating Team
Engineering Team
Supply Chain Team

CF820-51 Version 4
Page 1 of 3

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Person Specification: The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:
Essential Engineering or commercial background
Experience in water and civils
Proven track record working on tenders ranging up to 50m
Numerate and IT literate, familiar with estimating software and Microsoft Office, especially
Microsoft Excel
Chartered, incorporated status or similar
Confidence in dealing with customers and personnel within Barhale at a senior level
Ability to ensure all tender submissions are both feasible and profitable
Desirable Knowledge of waste, rail, or the tunnelling sector
Benefits: As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
? Company car/car allowance ? 5% Company pension contribution ? Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary ? Single persons private medical cover ? Permanent Health Cover
About Barhale: Barhale is one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the UK and was
originally formed in 1980 as a specialist tunnelling contractor diversifying over the years into
various civil engineering areas. Barhale works UK-wide across the water, transport, energy
and developer services sectors providing design, construction and maintenance services
under long-term contracts, with blue-chip public, regulated and private clients. The company
employs over 600 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £120m and a distinctive set of
values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability.

Our business activity is carried out for the following principal sectors: Water: Civil Engineering, Tunnelling, Pipelines and Utilities Transport: Rail, Aviation, Waterways, Highways and Bridges Energy: Power Generation, Power Transmission and Distribution, Waste Developer Services: Civil Engineering across private sector developers UK wide Specialist Businesses: Tunnelling, Mechanical and Electrical and Barhale Construction
Services (BCS Group)

CF820-51 Version 4
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How to apply: Please send your current CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role and
quoting the reference number to careers@barhale.co.uk.

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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