What is a Chief Estimator?
A Chief Estimator is the most senior member of the estimating team, with overall responsibility for the creation of budgets and estimates produced for projects. The Chief Estimator is responsible for the oversight of the estimating process for all project bids and awarded, and will establish standardized procedures, methods and processes for estimating and training estimating resources in the use of the same.
What are the typical duties and activities for a Chief Estimator?
From employer to employer the job description of a Chief Estimator will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Assigns responsibilities for the estimating team
Review project plans and specifications and coordinate with the estimating team
Identify risk issues
Research subcontractor and supplier information and costs
Prepare instructions to bidders, bid form and other bid solicitation information
Manage the quantity survey and pricing for internal budgets
Prepare conceptual budgets based on information available
Skills required to be a successful Chief Estimator
To be successful as a Chief Estimator, the below skills are important;
How can we help with your Chief Estimator job search?
For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Chief Estimators across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.
Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Chief Estimators and secure the market's leading Chief Estimator opportunities.
With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.
Interested in looking for a new Chief Estimator job?
If you are looking for a new Chief Estimator opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.
Want to find out how we can help you and your job search?
We are always pushing boundaries to improve our services to our clients and candidates. So taking pride in what we do is ranked extremely high. Find out more about the services we can provide for you.
Dusseldorf is the largest city in the German Low Franconian dialect. Dusseldorf has an estimated population of 620,523 and covers an area of 83.94 square miles. Dusseldorf has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;
Europe’s largest green facade is shooting skyward in downtown Düsseldorf, with 30,000 young hornbeams currently flourishing on the roof and sloping walls of the “Kö-Bogen 2” complex. This project is setting new standards in climate protection and urban planning.
The ceremonial opening of the Wehrhahn Line in Düsseldorf, the capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, took place on 20 February 2016. The tunnelling project to extend the Düsseldorf Stadtbahn was constructed between 2007 and 2015 through the heart of the city. The total investment in the project is about 843 million euros.
Looking for a new construction job?
If you are looking for a new opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.