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Jacobs Estimator in Gloucester, United Kingdom

Critical Mission Solutions

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Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Our Critical Mission Solutions business – we are invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It is our challenge as human beings, too. That is why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It is our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

About the opportunity:

Jacobs are recruiting for an Estimator to Join our EDF framework delivery team. The Generation Services business team supports our key client EDF Nuclear Generation with regards their nuclear fleet in the UK. This is a key role within our Project Management Resource team which is spread across our UK network at all UK sites and stations. You will be part of a large client lead team at EDF’s Gloucester location and this role will support multiple projects within their UK wide project portfolio with a focus on nuclear defueling and nuclear decommissioning.

Estimators are accountable to the client Estimating & Risk Group Head, PPM and/or Operations Manager and are responsible to assist in the strategic objectives, initiatives, and development of the group. The Estimator will prepare and underpin cost estimates to the level of accuracy required, considering constraints of budget, time, scope definition and uncertainties in accordance with the Programme Office and Estimating Procedures. The Estimator will perform reviews of existing Estimates to monitor compliance with standards and procedures and make any necessary recommendations for improvement. There are no direct reports.

The role will be based at the Gloucester office complex and will require from time to time, business travel to UK sites/stations. Flexible working arrangements between office and home are possible. In this role you will report to the Jacobs Operations Manager, but be accountable for project delivery directly to the client.

Everyone working in our team will have a proven track record of working within highly regulated environments with high safety standards and culture.

Strong communication and organisational skills are a must with the ability to develop relationships and maintain effective networks and be results-focussed tempered with a team-centred approach.

Everyone working in our team will need the ability to obtain CTC or SC level UK security clearance.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Minimum of HNC/HND ideally in an Engineering discipline or relevant experience and MACostE is desirable

• Able to support the development of an estimate strategy through a gated project process, including estimates for investment strategy and feasibility studies through a project gated process.

• Assist in development of and use of Project Control Structures (CBS, OBS, WBS etc.).

• Experience of interfacing and integration with the project planner to ensure alignment between estimate and Project Plan.

• Collate and analyse historical cost data for bench-marking purposes and to inform the project cost estimate at each phase of the project.

• Experienced review and validate estimates from internal and external sources.

• Participate in the Project Risk Management process and when required, prepare/assist the production of Project Risk Logs for input to the estimates.

• Carry out estimate uncertainty and event risk analysis and modelling to provide provision for uncertainty (contingency) recommendations.

• Provide input to the tender review process, including claim evaluations and valuations of significant changes.

• Assist in the development and maintenance of standards and procedures owned by the Estimating & Risk Group and provide support to other Programme Office standards and procedures.

• Contribute to the drafting and updating of Project Documents (PDD, IRM papers etc.) to ensure that they contain the relevant estimate data for controlling the project schedule, costs, and variances etc.

• Ability to communicate well at all levels of management and can produce monthly reports, to an agreed reporting cycle, through the provision of intelligent information and analysis.

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion, and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

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As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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