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Cost Estimation Expert


Ewi recruitment

The leading infrastructure recruitment specialist are seeking a Cost Estimator to join a leading Engineering Consultancy on an exciting LRT project in South East Asia.


Joining the Cost Estimation team is an excellent opportunity to join a team of engineers that is widely recognized as market leaders in the field of Rail, Metro and Light Rail. The client ewi recruitment are working with act as a market leader with many award winning iconic projects.

Job Role / Responsibilities

The job role will be work in the field of Cost Estimation, Surveying, Commercial Management


The project is a large metropolitan Light Rail, spaning 75KM (47MI) over 7 lines. Operation is due to start in late 2021, with an initial contract of 18.5 months. The client is expected to keep on the candidate for this position managing the commerical aspects of the project for the consultancy.


The role will be based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, offering incredibly cheap living with a wide exisitng network of expats.

Salary Package

The salary package consists of $12,000-$15,000 "net" and accomodation provided with transport (within the city) covered.


For this role the client that ewi recruitment are working with have a minimum requirement of:

15 years experience in the Rail Industry on the Commercial side,

10 years experience working overseas

Minimum Degree Qualified

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Closing Statement

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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About EWI Recruitment

EWI Recruitment

EWI is an international consultancy formed of specialist technical consultants who recruit and advise in the fields of infrastructure and natural resources. Each division and consultant within ewi is focussed exclusively on their specialist remit. Similarly our network has been developed and nurtured, providing access to industry specific professionals across each vertical market. We posses unrivalled market and international project knowledge to support our clients sustainable success.

Our specialist rail team are devoted to the provision of technical expertise to leaders within the market. Within this sector we work in the fields of construction, consultancy, and engineering. In short the railway team at ewi are able to help our clients deliver railway projects from concept to turnkey and onto the operational and maintenance. Our networks span feasibility, design, site supervision, commissioning & testing and handover to service all aspects of the project lifecycle.

The ewi rail team are proud to have worked on some of the of the worlds most prestigious rail projects including but not limited to; the Qatar Doha Metro, Saudi Arabia Haramain High Speed Rail, China Beijing High Speed, Malaysia Klang Valley Metro, Denmark Copenhagen Metro, India Kolkata Metro as well as many more of the worlds leading rail projects. The ewi rail team have experience working on metro projects, light rail, underground and freight rail projects.

Colombo, Sri Lanka, Asia

Position is an indication of the job position only. Exact location is not shown.


  • Salary
    $13,000 to $15,000 per month
  • Benefits
    Accommodation, Transport
  • Location
  • Company
    EWI Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Niomi Cowling
  • Date Posted
  • Application Closing
  • Start Date
  • Job ID
  • Employer Reference
  • Job Functions
    Rail Engineering
  • Industries
    Transportation / Trucking / Railroad
  • Job Type
  • Home Working Possible?
  • Estimated Job Duration
    (if contract or part-time position)

    18.5 Months

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