J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure. Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including transportation; water; power; natural resources; and construction & property.Headquartered in London, we also have a number of related businesses – Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Urban Infrastructure; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services. We are specialists in delivering pipelines; design; marine; structural steel; tunnelling; fabrication; bridges and piling; and invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant; equipment and facilities. Estimator – Stratford – CP6 (Rail)
Due to continued growth Murphy Group is recruiting for an Estimator to join our expanding team on the CP6 Framework.
The Project Murphy has been awarded one of three multi-billion-pound contracts by Network Rail for the South of England, worth up to £7bn for Control Period 6 (Apply online only)). The multi-discipline framework will deliver projects of varying value, including stations, buildings and civils, electrifications, power, signalling, telecommunications and track. This is initially in place for a five-year period but has the option of three one-year extensions if required.
The Role * Ensure that the tender provides the “winning strategy” including margin/profit decisions. * Contribute to the management team maintaining close contact with other departments. * Contribute to the development of novel value engineered solutions with innovative and alternate ideas. * Produce enquiry schedules for scope of works and packages required from the tender documentation, drawings and specifications under the guidance of the Senior Estimator. * Identify tender deliverables required from the project designers with the aid of the Senior Estimator. * Prepare subcontract packages as necessary with the aid of the Senior Estimator. * Prepare and maintain robust, accurate, cost estimates for projects * Evaluate quotations returned from suppliers and where necessary enter into correspondence to bring quotations in line with the project specific requirements. * Prepare accurate quantity take-offs from project documentation. * Prepare activity schedules for projects; utilising appropriate estimating software. * Provide input for or maintain the project risk register. * Prepare BOQ for scopes of projects on estimating programmes such as CCS Candy & Kubus. * Prepare commercial documents for handover to the project execution team. * Develop direct reports in accordance with company policy. * Contribute to the development of standard procedures. * Attend meetings (pre and post tender) with Professional Team and Client. * Attend site visits.
Your Profile * Minimum 3 to 5 years’ construction experience ideally in Rail & framework agreements * Be able to review ITT Technical & Commercial documentation on an individual project basis * IT skills with Estimating Software * Understanding of design drawings * Communicate effectively at all levels and willing to learn new skills * Full clean UK driving licence