Estimator – IMR WR Alliance

Location: Field Based in and around the East Anglia area

Contract: Full Time /Permanent

Salary: Dependent on experience and skills

At Anglian Water our values are that together, we will: Build trust, do the right thing, and we are always exploring. 

Who we are?  

Integrated Maintenance & Repair (IMR) Alliance – Part of the Anglian Water network, focuses on infrastructure maintenance work and is responsible for: water network pressure management, finding and fixing leaks, replacing lead pipes and repairing burst mains.  

What will you be doing as an Estimator?

Member of a Central Commercial Team supporting the delivery of multiple projects within the AMP7 regulatory period (Year 5 value approx. £78M).

  • Main work scopes include repair and maintenance of critical water recycling infrastructure focusing on large value/complex projects such as flooding protection, gravity sewers, rising main relays and manhole chambers.
  • Ensuring handover of estimates meets appropriate quality & standards and adheres to the agreed delivery timeframes and decision milestones.
  • We operate under an outperformance contract model, and the estimator plays a key role in challenging all aspects of construction costs, and non-construction costs such as Health & Safety, Project Risk and Overheads which require a level of commercial and project management awareness.

  • Maintaining high level of record keeping and clarity of all estimates for audit & review and supporting the project team through affordability challenges via the agreed contractual process.

The successful candidate will report to the Commercial Lead.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide CAPEX Estimates appropriate to the stage of the project from high level comparative estimates for optioneering to detailed bottoms up Estimates for development of Target Costs.
  • Initially you will become familiar with the systems used to prepare Estimates. Once you are confident in utilising these systems you will work with Senior members of the team to recommend and implement improvements.
  • Standardisation and improved accuracy of our estimates is one of the key priorities for IMR WRA for Year 5 and AMP8.
  • Cost base records organisation and assurance.
  • You will work closely with the quantity surveyors to help ensure that cost information is accurately captured from estimates and ensure that the transition of cost information is completed smoothly into the planning and forecasting tool.

A little about your skills, behaviours and attributes required for this role

  • This role would suit an Estimator with around 2 years’ experience looking for the next step in their career. However, we will consider Engineers or Quantity Surveyor with the relevant experience.
  • Engineering or QS degree or previous relevant estimating experience
  • Experience of Estimating within either infrastructure or utilities.
  • Other Estimating experience building services / facilities management etc
  • Experience using Estimating Software
  • Strong Motivational Skills
  • Strong Numerate and Analytical Skills
  • Excellent Team Player with good Communication Skills
  • Takes personal responsibility for continually improving own knowledge, skills and networks.

Why Anglian Water?

We are passionate and committed to the learning and development of our people making sure they have the right skills and knowledge to be successful and to help achieve their potential. We also take Health and Safety very seriously in everything that we do. This role offers a rewarding company bonus scheme.

As a valued employee, you’ll be entitled to:

  • Personal private health care
  • 25 days annual leave – rising with length of service
  • Access to a company vehicle, tools and all uniform and PPE
  • Competitive pension scheme – Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle.

Inclusion is for everyone and we are an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an environment where all our colleagues feel they belong. 

If you are looking for the next step in your career whilst having a positive impact on our performance, please apply today!

Closing date: 10th July 2024

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