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Technical Estimator

Technical Estimator

£38,485 - £49,011 + £1,750 location allowance + excellent benefits

Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes

At FCO Services, we provide secure construction, logistics and digital solutions to government organisations around the world, including the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Join us, as a Technical Estimator, and you will make sure our projects are as successful from a commercial perspective as they are at keeping people, assets and information safe.

Cost projects that protect UK interests all over the globe
Ready to take your career to the next level? Bring your technical estimating expertise to our £75million+ global portfolio and you can be part of delivering vital security and estates projects with our Secure Global Solutions team. Day to day, your focus will be on producing cost and price estimates based on technical drawings, designs, specifications and related documents. But you will also play a key role in the long-term development of our estimating expertise. This includes helping to develop and implement a materials cost database, cost management policies and processes and various estimating tools.

Your expert knowledge will underpin our specialist installation work
Many people will be relying on your expertise in this role. So it’s really important that you have specialist installation knowledge as well as proven experience of cost estimating at every stage of security or estates projects. You’ll know how to prepare estimates using computerised packages. You’ll be skilled at producing bills of quantities and bills of materials. You’ll also bring huge amounts of drive and motivation to the team. A relevant technical qualification is essential, ideally in construction cost management.

And you are looking to the future
Our customers look to us to respond with speed, agility and innovation to their ever-changing security issues – and this creates the ideal environment for you to develop your career. Working here, you can expect lots of variety and endlessly challenging work, not to mention first-class training. The rewards are pretty amazing too, with good work-life balance and fantastic benefits, including a Civil Service pension. And, of course, there’s the pride and satisfaction you get from working for a business that protects people, information and assets all around the world. In short, it’s your job bigger.

Successful candidates will be required to complete security clearance.

FCO Services are regulated by the Civil Service Commission.

Job summary

£38,485 - £49,011
Hanslope Park
Closing Date
17 February 2020 at midnight

Further information

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  • 1.  Extra Information
  • 2.  Role Profile
  • 3.  Civil Service Recruitment Principles
  • 4.  Civil Service Code