• Title
    Estimator
    Requisition ID
    2018-32646
    Work Location
    GB-East Midlands-Leicester
    Department / Discipline
    Estimating
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Transmission and Distribution Business (T&D) are recruiting for an experienced Estimator to prepare competitively priced HV Cable estimates in line with the required submission timescales.

     

    This is a permanent role based in our offices in Leicester.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Support Project Sponsor at Commercial Review Board meetings when seeking Approval to Prepare or Submit Tenders.
    • Support the Internal Bid Strategy for Tenders from both Contribution & Implementation.
    • Preparation of tenders in line with specified timelines.
    • Ensure priced project specific risk registers are completed for tenders in the Wood approved format.
    • Ensure competitive quotations are received from the market on favourable terms to Wood for all Tenders being worked on.
    • Arrange and present pricing reviews to senior management prior to tender submission for Tenders responsible for and attend other pricing reviews as deemed necessary.
    • Ensure liaison with internal Group departments for currency hedging and inflation advice.
    • Review and understand Client supplied Tender Documentation to establish Tender scope and identify any missing documentation.
    • Identify any clarification required from the Client to confirm / clarify any ambiguities in the Tender Doc Analyse Tender supplied drawings and specifications.
    • Assemble accurate and well organised estimates and provide input into proposals in a timely manner.
    • Provide clear and detailed quantity take offs, Bills of Quantities / other pricing documents to reflect the scope of works.
    • Interact with the Procurement department to obtain sub-contractor quotations including Technical scope and pricing requirements. Once received clarify & negotiate if required to insure quotes comply with contract documents, scope of works and required pricing inclusions.
    • Produce Project Cashflows in line with payment terms and Wood cashflow requirements.
    • Calculating Bonds, Warranties & Guarantee costs.
    • Interaction with the Procurement Department to obtain material and equipment prices.
    • Provide input into Tender Project Programme in terms of man hours and work breakdown structures.
    • Complete Client provided cost breakdown structure and pricing related documents.
    • Provide input where required into overall Tender Proposal Submission Documents.
    • Respond to Client Tender Clarifications post Tender Submission and attend Clarification meetings as required.
    • Establish and maintain good working Relationships with all members of the T & D Team.
    • If successful, complete the preparation of handover documents & Lead Tender handover to Project Delivery Team.
    • Comply with Wood Code of Business Conduct, Anti Bribery and Corruption undertakings and the Wood mandatory and fundamental procedures.

     

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Demonstrable experience of HV cable estimating within the T&D Sector
    • Recognised relevant qualification to degree level in a business or engineering based subject (desirable)
    • Experience of T&D key customers / clients.
    • Knowledge of competition within the market place
    • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels.
    • Ability to work under own initiative
    • Knowledge of NEC Suite of Contracts, FIDIC Yellow Book and all other main Conditions of Contract.
    • Full UK Driving Licence

     

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

     

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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