AECOM Estimator in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
Are you an estimator with experience in delivery of water/wastewater, environmental or transportation projects?
The AECOM estimating team is highly successful and our workload is growing providing opportunities to be involved in a number of major projects. We are currently delivering water/wastewater, highways, aviation, rail, and environmental projects for high profile clients across the UK and Ireland. To help us to achieve our ambition we are expanding our team and are seeking individuals who have a sound estimating background and share our enthusiasm and determination to deliver successful projects. As the estimating team is growing, you will also have opportunity to progress within the company, including promotion and sub team development.
Report directly to the Estimating Lead you will be a self-motivated individual with proven estimating experience and will support project teams across the UK to deliver a variety of projects. Duties will contain elements of:
Produce comprehensive estimates from both bottom up and/or with the aid of parametric cost models, be able to cost plan, produce tender documentation, carry out value engineering, have commercial awareness, pre contract management experience and be fully competent in cost reporting.
Drive performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process.
Work on projects of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors and appropriate problem-solving methodologies.
Be aware of and develop marketing opportunities and where appropriate bring to the attention of Directors and the Business Development Department, in order that they may assist in following up potential leads enabling the development of new business opportunities.
Prior Estimating experience within the relevant sectors.
English: Verbal and written excellent knowledge.
Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills.
Outcome and deadline focused.
Ability to work within a project-based and team- based environment.
Initiative - self-starter.
Health and Safety conscious.
Sound knowledge and experience of estimating databases such as COSTX, COSTOS, CCS CANDY
Comfortable using MS Office packages, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Surveying
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 267125BR
Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Cambridge - Wellbrook Court, UK - Cardiff, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.