Estimator - Rail

Turner & Townsend Limited
27 Jun 2017
25 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Turner & Townsend is one of the leading consultancy providers to the Rail sector. Using our skills, processes and knowledge we provide industry leading services to our clients.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Estimator, with proven rail industry experience to undertake duties on a number of high profile rail projects in West Midlands.

The Senior Estimator will be working as part of the client's Estimating function, producing detailed resourced based estimates to evaluate design changes, maintain the baseline cost, and challenge contractors' estimates. You will report directly to our Regional Estimating Manager.


As the Senior Estimator you will be responsible for:

Production of accurate and comprehensive estimates for projects in a timely and efficient manner. Control and management of the estimating process at project level;

Production of estimates without management or supervision;

Supporting development and promotion of estimating good practice within Turner & Townsend;

Assisting in the achievement of departmental objectives;

Staying abreast of developments within own technical area of expertise to be able to give best practice advice in line with business objectives;



Qualified to high standard in Estimating or Quantity Surveying with proven relevant experience;

Wide and varied experience of construction projects;

Relevant successful experience of provision of estimating and/or QS services in a large project environment;

Understanding of project management, planning, risk and investment processes;

Capacity to be able to use RIB Construction Suite/iTWO to Intermediate User standard;


Membership of a relevant professional body with chartered status and/or educated to degree level;

Preferred degree in quantity surveying or associated construction field;

Desirable membership of RICS / CIOB /A. Cost E.

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