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Estimator

  • Location:

    East Midlands

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Amanda Lau

  • Contact email:

    alau@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    AL-212

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-06

  • Startdate:

    2020-02-07

Estimator
c£30,000-£40,000+ (DOE)
East Midlands with travel required

My client is one of the UK's largest manufacturers and suppliers of precast concrete with manufacturing facilities across the UK.  We are looking to add a Sales Estimator to the team.
We are looking for an experienced precast concrete estimator to join our multi-disciplined team. As a member of the estimating department, you will be working closely with the sales, contracts, engineering and production teams. The role predominantly involves the scoping, quantification and pricing of a range of precast concrete solutions.  You will be reporting into the Estimating Manager and hours of work are Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm.

Role:
  • Scoping projects (with support from the engineering teams) to ensure we are offering the best solution for the client.
  • Quantification from architectural and engineers drawings.
  • Costing labour, plant and materials.
  • Liaising with external subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Value engineering, liaising with internal departments, architects, engineers and clients.
  • Produce quotations and scope documents / drawings.
  • Client meetings (both on and off site).
  • Support in up skilling junior members of the team.
Requirements:
  • Previous experience of estimating in precast construction preferred.
  • Good ICT skills, proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be self-motivated to arrange a daily diary and work as part of a team without constant supervision.
  • Ability to recognise other opportunities for business, communicating effectively with other parts of the business to maximise our offer to the client.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and be able to manage multiple tenders concurrently.
  • Good planning and organisational skills.
  • Show good initiative and enthusiasm.
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Be highly motivated.
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of using Auto CAD software.
  • Qualification in a Construction related topic.
In return you will receive a competitive salary of c£30,000-£40,000 (dependent upon experience) and the opportunity to work for one of the leading UK concrete companies which career prospects.  If you would like more information on the role then please call Amanda Lau at Akton Resourcing.