Job Title: Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: Salary Dependant on Experience
Start Date: 2017-07-11
Reference: 18905
Contact Name: Tom Parkes
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2017 11:48

Job Description


We are looking to recruit an additional Estimator to join our team and the position can be based either in Banbury, Oxfordshire or at our branch in Northampton.

Role and Responsibilities:
• To receive and respond to enquiries from existing and new clients.
• Business Development with existing clients.
• Analyzing the content of tender specifications and drawings and use the information identified.
• To build a costs schedule suitable for use as a formal tender bid.
• Coordinating preparation of all supporting documentation required in the tender bid.
• Communicating with clients regarding the tender and to present the final submission to the client.
• Liaising with clients to confirm works and attending sites to complete surveys when necessary
• Review technical drawings and initial scope of works for all enquiries
• Develop a bill of quantity for all steelwork and associated products within a given tender
• Forecast fabrication, metal finish and installation requirements of projects
• The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Produce estimates/take offs (steelwork materials, labour, equipment etc.).
• Be able to present tenders accurately and professionally to clients.
• Preparation and sending of written tenders and quotations.
• Following up of submitted quotations.

Applicant Requirements:
• Experience within the Construction and Structural Steelwork industries essential.
• Technical knowledge of structural designs and materials for relevant industries.
• Understanding of steelwork fabrication / erecting techniques and be able to fully read and interpret working drawings.
• Good level of numeracy, grammar and computer skills.
• Good personal communication skills (written and oral) and able to communicate confidently at all levels.
• Disciplined approach to administration of documentation.

Previous experience of an Estimating role
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire or Northampton
40 hr work week 08.00 - 17.00
20 Days holiday plus Bank Holidays
Salary: Dependent on experience

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