Airswift has been tasked by one of our key clients to seek an Estimator to join them in Kingston-upon-Thames (London), UK on a 1-year renewable contract.
Main accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • Assist the Proposal Manager in the bid cost structure definition
  • Analyse the tender documents and study scope of work, project schedule, potential major resources and construction equipment to be utilised
  • Develop the bid cost estimate of project activities and services, including staff, manpower, construction equipment/consumables, assets, plant materials and subcontracts
  • Identify the critical materials to be estimated on vendor quotations basis
  • Assist the Proposal Manager in the selection of the reference vendor quotation to be included in the bid cost estimate
  • Ensure the assessment of cost / schedule of all project activities (including management / engineering / procurement services)
  • Prepare the bid price sheet and the preliminary project cash flow for internal use
  • Prepare the bid price breakdown and any price/cost details (if required) for Client use
  • Prepare the Initial Project Budgeting case of contract award
  • Capability to analyse engineering documents (e.g. Instruction to Tender, Saipem and subcontractor documents, etc.) identifying improvement areas in terms of cost/time optimisation
  • Understanding of labour cost components and how labour rates are built up (both internal and external personnel) inclusive of social burden and tax elements
  • Capability to draw up different cost solutions and modify basic schemes critically on the basis of external input or elements arising out new contexts
  • Capability to link project schedule to cash flow components and estimate relevant financial burden/revenues
  • Capability to consolidate data coming from different internal and external bidding actors, verifying consistency and potential gaps among inputs

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