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Estimator

  • Location: Solihull, West Midlands
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Estimator
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance, company pension
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CM016_1496739744
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Job description

Position: Estimator

Job Description:

My client is one of the UK's leading Trade Contractors in the interior sector and are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. The company specialise in the supply and installation of ceilings, partitions and Dry lining amongst others. They offer a first class service and prove their success by the number of projects they secure by repeat business. My client boasts a high staff retention with the Directors of the company being with the business for over 25 years. An opportunity has arisen for an Estimator to join their team.

As Estimator you will be based in their Midlands office, you will report to and be assisted by the Commercial Director and the Operations Director and you will be responsible for estimating and securing the required turnover. You will maintain excellent working relationships with existing clients, including advising and value engineering during their tender/procurement period. In addition, you will explore and develop new customers to increase the estimating and contracts opportunities. You will prepare estimates from Bill of Quantities, drawings and specifications, you will attend meetings with existing and new clients and visit sites as necessary.

Skills and Experience:

The successful candidate must have at least 5 years' experience in construction and estimating and ideally you will have knowledge or experience in the Ceilings and Dry Linings sector or Interiors. You will have a very good working knowledge of Excel/Word/Access and ideally Causeway estimating software or similar. Being educated to degree level would be advantageous but not a necessity.

You will be an ambitious individual, take pride in what you produce and have good communication skills