Senior Rail Estimator Job in London

Company name:A partnership PQS

Job Role:Estimator

Region:London, UK

Date Posted:

Sector:PQS / Multi-Disciplinary Consultancies

Job Type:Permanent

Salary:£45000 - £85000 + Excellent Benefits

Job Reference:DC/01



Are you a senior rail estimator looking for a great job opportunity to work with an award winning and dynamic PQS practice in central London?

Would you like to work for a company with a family feel, where you are more than just a number with no bureaucracy, and a common sense approach to quantity surveying?

Does working on the next UK mega project sound appealing?

Then get in touch! Kingston Barnes’ client is a leading Cost and Quantity Surveying Consultancy in central London and they are looking for a Rail Estimator to be based in their central London office. You will be working for an award-winning business that cost and manage large civil engineering construction projects, transport and energy developments. Many of the developments and projects are in the range of £100m to £47bn+. They take real care in the investment of their staff and full support with MRICS development is standard. They have recently won an Investors In People award.


  • Preparation of tender reports
  • Analysis, evaluation/assessment of tender reports
  • Negotiation and contract formulation
  • Review the Preparation of cost plans
  • Handling post tender qualification documents & procedures
  • Preparation of recommendations for award of contractor packages
  • Attending meetings with clients and contractors
  • Potential management of more junior members of staff


  • Previous experience working in the rail sector is essential
  • Experience working for a Main Contractor is also considered for this role, as well as a consultancy organisation
  • IT proficient with extensive exposure to use of spreadsheets & bespoke IT packages relating to cost planning is essential
  • Experience of working competently & consistently in a Pre-Contract role is essential
  • Demonstrable experience on your CV of your ability to perform unassisted a number of the pre-contract quantity surveying duties listed above is required
  • Experience of managing junior members of staff is beneficial
  • Vast post qualification experience in an Estimating role

Whats Required:

To be considered for this position the successful candidate will need to posses;

  • 5 years experience of working on large civil engineering projects
  • Client facing experience although not essential
  • Working towards MRICS or MCIOB but not essential
  • BSc Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Estimating experience


  • £45,000- £85,000 + excellent benefits
  • The selected candidate will be rewarded with benefits generous pension and bonus schemes. You will have real opportunity to succeed and a good opportunity to work on interesting projects.

For more information on this role and others please call 0207 112 9082 and speak to Dan Crowley.

Senior Rail Estimator job in London

Kingston Barnes are a construction recruitment agency. Our deep rooted knowledge of the industry means we have insight into which companies will enable you to achieve your career ambitions. We recruit for a number of developers, contractors & consultancies. If you are looking for a senior civil estimator job in central London, or another position as a Cost Consultant, Project Quantity Surveyor, Commercial Manager or Associate Director please contact our experienced consultants to discuss your career aspirations on 0207 112 9082.

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