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Senior Cost & Commercial Estimator - Power T&D

Senior Cost & Commercial Estimator - Power T&D

Posted 11 October by Arcadis


Senior Cost & Commercial Estimator – London – Power T&D

The Exciting Opportunity:

If you’re an experienced Cost & Commercial Estimator with infrastructure or utilities transmission & distribution projects experience, looking for a flexible work life balance,and ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on.

We are seeking to recruit a career minded Senior Estimator to support the Power T&D (Transmission & Distribution) team in London on on-going utilities/energy projects within the power Industry sector. It is intended that the role will offer you the opportunity to progress as your experience grows.

Main Purpose of the Role:

Arcadis provide estimating support to UK Power Networks in its Capital Delivery Programme (RIIO-ED1). Framework Alliance Members work collaboratively to achieve the ambitious delivery programme. The framework covers the breadth of UKPN’s network area in London, South East and East Anglia; and is the sole delivery vehicle for major project capital schemes and connections.

Your Day-to-Day:

· At UKPN you will report to the estimating manager and provide estimating expertise within a comprehensive cost engineering framework. Supporting a range of key projects, whether operations, maintenance, revenue or capital.

· Interface with Project Managers, Designers, Procurement Managers, Planners, Engineers, and Commercial Management Team.

· Further responsibilities are:

o Compliance with programme controls procedures, processes, and systems to ensure that quality and consistency is maintained.

o Contributions to improving the quality and performance of cost control processes and systems.

o Understanding how to build estimates from first principles.

o Understanding the key factors involved with building a robust estimate, stakeholder engagement and how to define requirements at the outset.

o Ability to produce varying levels of estimates commensurate with the project stage and available information.

o Understanding how to interpret and apply cost data from various sources.

o Understanding the key information required to support a robust estimate.

o Understanding and applying concepts such as risk, contingency, and estimating uncertainty.

o Ability to audit estimates prepared by others and produce reports.

What You have to Offer:


Significant estimating experience within a relevant sector or discipline;

Some industry experience in Cost & Commercial, and an interest in developing within estimating (dependent upon level).


Experience of the power sector desirable

Innovation and ambition


ARCADIS is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate €2.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please visit: .

Arcadis UK now incorporates the Hyder and EC Harris brands.

What We Offer

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

For some levels, PMI and Income Protection is paid for

Highly competitive salary

Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell

One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Matched pension, up to 8%

Interest free Season Ticket Loan

Life Assurance

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave

Long Term Service Awards

Discretionary Bonus

Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make



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