July 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Estimator


Location: Exeter

Business area: Utilities - South West Water - Network Service Alliance

Permanent - Full time

Better Together.

Kier and its alliance with South West Water are passionate about water. We help to provide clean and waste water services to c. 1.7 million people in Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset.

In this role, you will be responsible for the overall production and submission of Task Order estimates of clean water Developer Services schemes. You will be managing an ongoing programme of estimates ensuring schemes are planned to meet the contractual Levels of Services. As Estimator you will be liaising with a range of stakeholders from designers to ensure that optimum solution is required, South West Water estates department and to the fire brigade to ensure that all items are properly allowed for.

In addition, registers and records must be kept up to date to ensure progress is known, close contact with the commercial and operational approvers is kept in a timely and professional manager to ensure timescales are met and keeping a close eye on any issues or risks that may have arisen to raise as soon as possible for mitigation.

What do we need from you?

We are looking for someone who is proactive and takes ownership of ensuring that estimates are submitted in accordance with tight timescales, as well as being a good communicator and team player, liaising with your various stakeholders to ensure timescales are met. You will also hold knowledge of how watermains are constructed and a good level of commercial acumen to ensure correct preamble items are selected. NEC experience would also stand you in great stead to be successful.

So, bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you'll enjoy the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture. You can also expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:

  • Company car (or car allowance)
  • Matched pension scheme up to 7.5%
  • Free Life Assurance
  • 26 days annual leave
  • Access to a range of attractive flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
  • Two employee Share Scheme options
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private healthcare
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers

Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Let's keep our world working!

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Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let's shape your world together.

Applications closing on 14th August 2020