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Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Estimator
Location: Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £36,620 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57704

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

The role
As an Estimator, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll support the warships business unit producing labour and material estimating for the core ship programme.

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for compiling labour and material estimates from work specifications, drawings and site visits in support of bids and for additional and emergent work during the project delivery phase.

  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders and customers you will ensure that the estimates that you produce meet the project need
  • Ensuring that all estimates that are produced are compliant with the relevant regulations
  • Supporting the Project Manager throughout the project lifecycle by providing timely data analysis to support management information and decision-making

This role is full time 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working.

Essential experience of the Estimator

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (primarily MS Excel and MS Teams)
  • Estimating-specific toolset (e.g. PPS, Mobi Dashboard, SSDD, Virtual Bridge, BR1 @Risk, Candy, ProPricer) experience - Desirable
  • Experience of cost estimating, cost and data analysis and cost assurance - Desirable
  • A sound understanding of the project environment would be an advantage

Qualifications for the Estimator

  • Recognised qualification or experience in an engineering discipline - Desirable
  • Recognised qualification in economic, mathematical or business-related higher award. - Desirable
  • APM PFQ or PMQ - Desirable

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory 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

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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: 06/06/2024

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