Bouygues Construction

Date de publication 02.01.2024

Ground Engineering Estimator (english AND french speaking) M/F

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General information

VSL, a Bouygues Construction subsidiary, operates worldwide. Holders of numerous patents, VSL focuses its development on an ambitious R & D policy. VSL has four main areas of activity: the core business, stemming from VSL's patented technical innovations (prestressing, shrouds, reinforced walls, heavy lifting), bridge construction, special and geotechnical foundations, positioning on strategic markets and technical development throughout the project lifecycle. VSL is committed to diversity and is open to all talents.

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Job details

Building Works - Performance of Operations
Employment Type

Permanent contract
Minimum entry grade

Officer / Engineer
Applicable legislation

Applicable local legislation
Experience level

Our duties & challenges

VSL Systems (UK) is growing and seeking an experienced Engineer for our Ground Enginnering team. Adaptability to different geographical locations is essential with projects scattered across the UK and EU. We provide travel and accommodation support.

VSL specialises in post-tensioned and cable-stayed structures, foundations, and ground engineering. We're committed to designing, constructing, maintaining, and upgrading major structures, ensuring unmatched safety, performance, and durability.

The Ground Engineering Business Line Team is thrilled to offer an opportunity to join VSL Systems UK as an Estimator based in London. This role encompasses a range of responsibilities crucial to successful tendering and project estimation.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Efficiently record and log all tender correspondence.
  • Ensure timely completion of all proposals and estimates.
  • Thoroughly review tender documentation and provide feasibility advice.
  • Prepare and submit tender queries and clarifications.
  • Develop bills of quantities and schedules of rates for tender applications.
  • Create detailed proposals that adhere to client guidelines and specifications.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and industry standards concerning health, safety, quality, and the environment.
  • Lead and coordinate projects in collaboration with the Bid Manager, Preconstruction Manager, and Commercial Manager.
  • Coordinate tender preparation documents from various departments to meet client requirements.
  • Analyse technical, legal, and financial aspects to propose effective commercial strategies.
  • Participate in bid negotiations under the guidance of management.
  • Manage subcontract enquiries and review submissions for compliance.
  • Identify and pursue future business opportunities and potential partnerships.
  • Explore new markets and cultivate client relationships.

So why not you?

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years' post-graduate experience in a relevant role.
  • Enthusiastic with an eye for detail and the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a tactical and strategic mindset.
  • Profit-oriented with a collaborative approach.
  • Proficiency in English; additional languages desirable.
  • IT literacy, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Email.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.

Working Conditions:
  • Employment in a stable, reputable international company.
  • Comprehensive social benefits and training courses.
  • Full-time employment contract with an attractive remuneration package.
  • Opportunity for professional development in a supportive environment.

This role offers the chance to contribute to exciting projects and develop valuable skills within a dynamic international company based in the vibrant city of London. If you are motivated, detail-oriented, and eager to excel in a challenging yet rewarding environment, we encourage you to apply.

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