Busy Bee Recruitment
11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Working within a reputable and well known steel fabrication company based on the outskirts of Ely. Specialising in providing high quality structural steel and metal work within the construction industry we are looking for an Estimator to join our clients expanding team. Working alongside a team of skilled fitters, project draughtsman and coded welders you will play an important part to this team.

Start: ASAP
Location: Outskirts, Ely, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £negotiable!
Hours: 40 per week

The purpose of this role to analyse and interpret tender specifications, engineers and architects drawings, bills of quantities, clients designs for all steelwork and metalwork enquiries. You will be the company representative regarding all estimations and quotes for new works into the company.


To use the information identified to create material take off sheets and a Tender Cost Build Up to use to create a formal tender document
To assess the site installation requirements of each project to build into costs
To propose alternatives to specs in order to reduce cost and/or improve quality and efficiency
To visit construction sites to carry out basic surveys, if required, to enable pricing
To produce written detailed quotations to present to the client
To follow up submitted quotes
To be accurate in all aspects of work
To work to tight deadlines and prioritise own work to ensure quotes are submitted to clients on time
Will need to have or gain CSCS health & safety accreditation for site visits
Read engineering/architects/D&B drawings and produce take offs.
Produce estimates and quotes for the full content of work including on site erection
Liaise and meet with clients, suppliers and other projects parties as required.

Skills and Experience Required:

Experience working on projects such as steel framed buildings would be highly advantageous.
Must have a good eye for details and be an effective communicator both written and verbally.
At least 2 years experience of working as a structural steelwork or metalwork estimator
Good understanding of technical drawings, construction methods and engineering principles
Excellent numeracy and computer skills
Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work
Strong organisation and time management skills
Self-motivated and driven
Team player who can work on own initiative
Good personal communication skills, verbal and written
Must be eligible to work in the UK and have full UK driving licence
Must be fit and active to carry out site surveys

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy

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