Estimator - landscaping

Recruiter
Constructive Resources
Location
Croydon, Greater London
Salary
£25000 - £35000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is an expanding landscaping contractor and they are looking for an estimator to join their team.

The person appointed will be responsible for pricing new soft and hard landscaping projects. This will include the following duties:
• Taking off quantities from drawings and preparing a pricing schedule.
• Where necessary visit sites to obtain firsthand knowledge of site conditions etc.
• Obtaining quotes from suppliers and sub-contractors.
• Assess the most cost efficient method of completing the works and accurately price all elements of the works, in order produce a competitive quotation.
• Put together tender documents, including all supporting documentation.

Previous experience working in the landscaping sector is preferred.

Candidates must be able to meet tight deadlines and have the ability to look for alternative methods/materials etc. in order to increase the competitiveness of the bid. It is important that you are well organised, a good team player and have good communication skills as well as excellent IT skills