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Senior Estimator

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Senior Estimator

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 16,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.

Job description

As a lead estimator and cost planning manager, you will play a major part in providing essential and integral direction and support to the business.

You will be working in a dynamic team with ample opportunity to make a difference in the way we operate and lead in the estimating and cost planning on large and complex Railway, Highways, and civil engineering infrastructure projects.

This is a great opportunity for somebody looking to lead the growth and development of an existing team and business capabilities.

A major international group in the construction engineering and mobility services sectors, Egis creates and operates intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and addressing the major challenges of our time by helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable, and resilient territorial development.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Production of estimates on complex, multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Production of accurate and comprehensive estimates for projects in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Experienced in delivering outline business case through to detailed estimates in line with sector relevant standard method of measurement.
  • Undertake Cost Analysis, Cost Modelling and Benchmarking.
  • Control and management of the estimating process at project level.
  • Operate estimating software systems.
  • Supporting development and promotion of estimating best practice.
  • Active member in developing and driving the Estimating Hub.
  • Assisting in the achievement of departmental objectives.


·  Qualified and experienced in estimating and cost planning.

· Control and manage the estimating process at project level.

· Ensure all estimate outputs use recognised and appropriate methods of measurement rules.

· Support the procurement team with tender and/or contract price analysis and reference to baseline and revised estimates.

·  A comprehensive knowledge of cost planning and estimating processes and techniques.

·  Relevant and successful rail and infrastructure experience   of   the   provision   of  cost   planning and estimating in the project environment.

·  Understanding of the project management, planning, risk assessment and management, and   investment authority processes associated with building and / or civil engineering infrastructure projects.

·  Experienced in operatoring estimating computer software systems.

·  Good communication, analytical, presentation and reporting skills.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required