Functional Estimator

Job Description

Job Title: Functional Estimator

Location: Devonport, Plymouth

Compensation: £34,160

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF51459

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Functional Estimator at our Devonport site.

The role

As a Functional Estimator, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Your primary responsibility is producing the labour and material estimating of the Core Ship Programme. Within the diverse workload, you will have elements of estimating ownership, primarily within the electrical discipline however, you may be tasked with constructional and mechanical estimates.

Day to day, you'll:
Examine work specifications and interpret the content of the individual worklist and drawings to produce cost estimates.
Represent Department at meetings prior to the commencement of formal project bids/estimates as required and, ensure that all bids are in line with the breakout amending as necessary.
Carry out detailed checks on completed estimates to confirm that they meet customers' requirements and always protect the company's interest, creating and entering technical operations for all elements of work into the Corporate Estimating System.
Raise spec queries for any ambiguous or contentious points to clarify the customers' requirement
Liaise with and identify the requirements of all trades and cost such work, by liaising with Project Managers, Production Managers and Zone Production Managers (ZPM) to ascertain the viability of the estimates.

Essential experience of the Functional Estimator,
Demonstrable experience in a Production or Engineering
Good communication
Problem solving
Logical Thinker
Proficient in IT especially Excel

This role provides hybrid working where you will be required to attend the site when the project demands.

Qualifications for the Functional Estimator,
GCSE or equivalent in Maths, English

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

Our Benefits
Generous holiday allowance
Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
Employee share scheme
Employee shopping savings portal
Payment of Professional Fees
Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages

Babcock International

For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 07/06/2023


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