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Junior Estimator

  • Location:

    Halifax

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Katie Needham

  • Contact email:

    kneedham@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    KN15_1602855951

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Akton Recruitment are seeking a Graduate Quantity Surveyor on behalf of our well-established client based in Halifax. Due to increased workload, they are looking to appoint a Junior to learn and grow with their business. Majority of their projects are within the Commercial sector but also does some smaller projects within the Domestic Sector.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Provide progress updates to customers while maintaining a good working relationship
  • Able to communicate with Customers to a high standard via face to face or electronic communication
  • Regular contact with staff to coordinate delivery of materials and subcontract works
  • Industry knowledge of competitive advantages to aid bidding process
  • Break down and take off quantities from plans for domestic and commercial projects
  • Obtain costs for subcontract elements for projects where required
  • Construct accurate quotes for materials and systems
  • Compile all costs of the project to present to Project Manager
  • Ability to resolve any cost discrepancies through collecting and analysing information
  • Liaising with suppliers and contractors to procure their services

Our successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years working experience
  • Fantastic Communication skills both verbal and written
  • An understanding of construction plans
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets
  • Experience of NRM2 or SMM7
  • Relevant qualifications within this field

Ideally, we would like the candidate to be able to start as soon as possible as projects are in place. Some training will be provided; however, industry knowledge would be beneficial. To apply for this role or if you require any further information, please contact me on or 01772 428 186