Estimator

Recruiter
Kelly Services
Location
Evesham
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Estimator
£35,000 - 50,000 per annum
North Cotswolds/Evesham

Kelly Services is recruiting on behalf of an SME for an experienced Estimator. They are market leading within their field, with innovative designs, an impressive portfolio and a busy upcoming Order Book.

The position will become part of a small, tight knit team, where you will have autonomy and space to develop. You will be responsible for a variety of duties, whereby the Business Development team will pass on key projects for you to calculate cost for the tender.

Candidates from positions/backgrounds of Contracts Management, Quantity Surveyor, Project Management will be considered for this position if you have demonstrable technical experience. The ideal industries that you will come from would be landscaping, groundworks or civil to name a few.

You will be responsible for maintaining relationships with clients, prospective clients and key external stakeholders such as subcontractors.

Duties will include:

- Analysing projects given to you by Sales department
- Compiling Specification and Design Contracts
- Providing detailed Bill of Quantities
- Sending out specifications for quotes
- Overseeing the quote comparison, selecting contractors for tender
- Arranging site inspection if required
- Visiting site to scope and take photographs
- Creating new documentation in line with selected quotes
- Working with Contract Managers to enable proposed construction period to be determined
- Assessing level of risk at all times
- Preparing tender build-ups, working with Directors to discuss price prior to tender submission
- Attending meetings held for project discussions

Person specification:

- Knowledge of building regulations
- Estimation background desirable, if not experience within most of above tasks considered
- Time management skills
- Ability to compile legible reports through Word and Excel
- Knowledge of contractual procedures within building trade
- Negotiation and influencing skills
- Highly numerate
- Good Project Management IT systems experience
- Good understanding of build plans
- Car and driving license

The role is working over 5 days per week. You will be entitled to 23 days holiday and will be open to discretionary bonuses.

It is commutable from Worcester, Cheltenham, Cotswold villages, Stratford-Upon-Avon and Evesham.

You have the opportunity to join a close-knit team who combine hard-work with a relaxed, friendly environment.

If interested please apply today as this role is relatively urgent. Therefore if available immediately please state so on the application.

Kelly Services UK Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of the client.