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  • Job reference: R-054247
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Birmingham

Faithful+Gould is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression. Placing great emphasis on the training, development, and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme across our Infrastructure Portfolio designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.

We are looking for Estimators to support Infrastructure project teams and post Covid 19 restrictions, based in our client’s support offices in Birmingham.

Key Competencies and Underpinning Knowledge:

  • Experience on significant Infrastructure projects ideally but not limited to the Rail Sector.
  • Understanding of the Cost drivers that define a project and ability to convert engineering data into meaningful cost drivers.
  • Understanding of all aspects of direct and indirect Costs.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present cost work concisely.
  • Ability to challenge colleagues in a constructive manner to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Ability to interact effectively with colleagues in many different disciplines involved in our Clients Programme.
  • Familiarity of government initiatives and policies.


  • Single point of contact for all our Client’s infrastructure costs, working closely with the Estimating Management team to implement and maintain Cost Management and Estimating systems to ensure accurate reporting, benchmarking, and analysis of our Clients’ infrastructure costs.
  • Support implementation of accurate Cost measurement processes including progress and performance measurement.
  • Provide professional advice covering our Clients’ infrastructure costs to stakeholders (including but not limited to Procurement Specialists, Cost / Contract Management Personnel, Estimators and Project Controls).
  • Ensure continuous development and improvement of Client’s policies, procedures, and resources for all cost and related controls services.
  • Work closely with the Scheduling Team to ensure integration and alignment of cost models and schedules and
  • Aid in the development of benchmarking database and reporting process to provide timely and accurate advice to inform decision making.


  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, ACostE, ICES or similar relevant professional association and NVQ Level 3 in Project Controls.
  • Degree or equivalent experience or achieved NVQ Level 2 in Project Controls.
  • Quantity surveying skills and comprehensive understanding of the construction industry.
  • Familiarity of government initiatives and policies.


You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities. 

Rewards and Benefits:

Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not refer to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Faithful+Gould recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and ability.