AECOM Senior Estimator in Birmingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham

Job Summary

The Senior Estimator is charged with the responsibility of correlating information relating to all financial aspects of an assigned project. He / she should be aware of all financial matters and maintaining of quantity books and shall advise the Project Manager regarding all financial matters.

He / she will have a thorough knowledge of the procedures and instructions and efficiently keep current all project records related to quantity surveying. You will be able, from these records, to impart any available information to the Project Manager for proper administration of the project.

Job Duties:

  • Assist Directors in leading and delivery of all aspects of quantity surveying from inception of a project through to completion.

  • Achieve the highest standards of professional competence and to demonstrate this ability in all dealings with clients and professional contacts, reinforcing the profile of the company.

  • To maintain and develop good relationships with clients, take every opportunity to uphold and increase the profile of the firm as a provider of professional, premium quality services to the construction industry.

  • Produces cost estimates at concept, scheme and detailed design stage.

  • Oversee the production of a detailed BOQ for tender.

  • Manage the tender process, review and analyse tender returns and prepare a recommendation to the client.

  • Input into value and risk management workshops as required by the client.

  • As primary project cost controller, ensures that the project remains on budget through the design and construction phases.

  • Assesses and values progress payments and change requests.

  • Reviews and compares scopes of work, production rates, and cost data.

  • Preparation of earned value reports.

  • Prepares, reviews, and updates cash-flows.

  • Estimates variation orders for Subcontractors/GC Contractors.

  • Reviews and evaluates payment certificates for Subcontractors/GC Contractor.

  • Evaluates and negotiates variations and change orders in liaison with the Contract Administrator, Commercial Manager, Design and Construction Team.

  • Evaluates and negotiates final accounts settlements

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience is required in the Quantity Surveying field, ideally applicants would have spent a significant time working on large scale projects,

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying

  • Accredited MRICS member (or working towards membership)

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Surveying

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187937BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.