Construction Estimator

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Recruiter
Girling Jones Limited
Location
Exeter
Salary
25000.00 - 33000.00 GBP Annual + + bens
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Expires
23 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Girling Jones are looking for a Construction Estimator to work on a variety of timber based projects projects in the local area. My client are are successful contractor and have a strong presence in the South West.

As a Estimator you will be providing estimates for residential, commercial and community projects and will be able to work within set time constraints.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of a Estimator are:

- Management and responding to RFQs, Tenders and work requests covering a variety of maintenance and project work. From quoting for building services to refurbishment works; answer customer telephone/email enquiries, analyse specifications of work and tender returns, undertake site surveys, take measurements, calculate areas, interpret/create drawings.
- Management of costing for materials, plant and labour. Negotiate costs and agree projects terms with suppliers and subcontractors.
- Management of project pricing.
- Prepare written estimates, quotations and tender returns, ensuring client deadlines are met.
- Prepare written schedule of works.
- Establishing PPM schedules relating to building services.
- Dealing with delivery of materials to site.
- Track project costs.
- Accompany Management and Business Development teams to pre-contract meetings as required.

The Candidate

To be considered for the Estimator role you should have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

- Minimum of three year's estimating experience in construction/property services environment.
- HND (or higher) in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or similar.
- Proficient on MS Office including advanced Excel.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal English.
- Highly numerate.
- Good team player.
- Uses initiative, can solve problems independently.
- Demonstrates good judgement in decision making.
- Good organisational and time management skills.
- Demonstrates strong attention to detail.
- Full, clean driving licence.

This is an urgent requirement, please contact me for more information or immediate interviews.

Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.