Building Estimator

Recruiter
Hays Construction and Property
Location
Sidmouth
Salary
£30.00 - £35.00/hour
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Part Time
Freelance Building Estimator required, part-time hours, ongoing workload

Your new company
We are working closely with a family-owned building contractor based in East Devon who specialise in newbuild and refurbishment works for a range of public and private sector clients. With over 30 years in the industry, the company has developed a reputation for high levels of customer service, always going the extra mile to ensure that a project is delivered to the satisfaction of the client.

Your new role
Our client require the services of an experienced estimator to work 2 or more days per week on an ongoing basis. Working closely with both the company director and the contracts manager, you will be assessing tenders, undertaking site surveys and compiling estimates for submission on a wide range of building projects up to £500k in value. You'll be requesting prices from a well-established list of preferred and trusted subcontractors and suppliers, and using all of your tendering experience to ensure that the client receives a presentable, accurate and timely quotation.

What you'll need to succeed
You'll have previous experience of pricing construction projects, a good understanding of construction methodology, and knowledge of relevant subcontractors and materials. You should also be thoroughly familiar with Microsoft applications.

What you'll get in return
This role is ideal if you are a self-employed estimator looking for a couple of days' work per week to fit around your existing workload. An hourly rate of up to £35 per hour is on offer, along with the peace of mind of a continuous flow of work for the foreseeable future.

What you need to do now
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