Overhead Lines Senior Estimator



Overhead Lines Senior Estimator




County Durham 





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Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for an Overhead Lines Senior Estimator. The role will be to provide estimating services to support the Transmission and Distribution (T&D) business, and assist in meeting the strategic goals of the Transmission and Distribution Services business, including appropriate levels of Governance and Assurance. This role will be a staff position based in Darlington or Leicester with site visits.

To provide Estimating services to support the T&D Business assist in meeting the strategic goals of the Transmission and Distribution Services business, including appropriate levels of Governance and Assurance.
Specifically this position will support the Power Distribution opportunities within T&D Services, the predominant estimating activities relating to Overhead Power Line and other areas of the T & D business.

Key Aims and Objectives
* Review and asses tenders ensuring all tender documents are received and are correct.
* Attend pre-tender site meetings
* Prepare subcontract and supplier enquiries and provide recommendations based on tender returns.
* Prepare competitive and compelling tender prices for opportunities, including all necessary takes-offs and pricing.
* Preparation of internal approval paperwork including cash flows, risk registers and tender summary sheets.
* Preparation of pricing clarifications
* Compile offer letter, tender schedules, programme and other items required within enquiry for submission to client.
* Attend internal tender price review meetings and track all changes.
* Post tender client meetings together with questions and answers.
* Capture and implement all appropriate lessons/actuals from current/previous projects
* Support the T&D Services Project Controls team in cost loading MAPS and Scheduling packages, including future developments such as MDAX and Convero.
* Establish effective customer relationship with key T&D Clients.

  • HND in a construction related subject or engineering is desirable
  • A good working knowledge of estimating practices Construction experience within a contractor environment is essential
  • Time & Distance Planning
  • Proficient IT Skills, with a strong working knowledge of Excel and Word as a minimum
  • Possess a full UK Driving License
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of the NEC suite of contracts
  • A comprehensive knowledge and proven track record in pipeline estimating is essential several years' experience necessary
  • Effective communication skills including the ability to give presentations/reports to all levels including external stakeholders
  • Be prepared to travel and work away from the base office for short periods

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 40,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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