Job Title: Estimator
Location: Bury St Edmunds
Business Area: Kier Utilities- UKPN
The power of people.
Kier Group is one of the Top 3 utility providers here in the UK - helping connect, heat and power the country from Lands End to John O'Groats. Our sector expertise stretches across telecoms, gas and water, working with emerging technologies to the most exacting standards of safety and quality. What does it take to join this team that keeps water running for over 15 million homes and businesses, maintaining 65km of gas pipes and installing one million metres of fibre optic cable every year? It takes people like you.
It's taken a great deal for Kier Group to become one of the UK's Top 3 utility providers. It's taken people like you. Professionals who can help connect, heat and power over 15 million homes and businesses - in a team that works with emerging technologies to maintain 65km of gas pipes and install one million metres of fibre optic cable every year.
In this exciting role, you will compile top - down budgets and estimates from first principles in-line with Kier guidelines/ producers, as well as engaging and obtaining specialist sub contractor and material quotes. You will also be involved in organising and contributing to 'Risk and Opportunity' schedules and meetings, as well as contributing to the construction of outline tender programmes.
What we need from you?
Ideally the successful candidate will have good estimating knowledge of electrical cabling, equipment, sub-station and associated civils/buildings within electrical compounds and public highways. You will also have strong analytical and technical skills.
Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture
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!
Make the journey. Leave a legacy.
Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. 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
Closing date: 01/12/2020