Estimator

4 days left

Location
Derby
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
31 Mar 2017
Closes
28 Apr 2017
Ref
00066869
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reports to: Estimating Team Leader
Hours: 0830-1700hrs with 30-minute break, Mon-Fri
Holiday: 28 days including public holidays
Package: £25,000-£35,000 depending upon experience

This company is a well-established HVAC contracting business supplying the commercial, retail, and hotel industries with air-conditioning systems throughout the UK. The position is based in Derby, East Midlands.

Position overview
The role of Estimator will be to collect and analyse data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labour required to complete an air-conditioning installation project.

Qualifications and Experience
- Proven experience of at least 2 years in Estimating.
- Background in construction and/or building services knowledge an advantage.
- Experience in CAD drawing / design work an advantage

Skills
- Commercial acumen
- Strong problem-solving ability and keen attention to detail
- Excellent verbal and written communication
- Good maths and IT skills
- Understanding of construction and building processes
- Organisational and presentational skills are crucial,

Key Roles and Responsibilities
- Prepare cost budgets and cost estimates for new contracts
- Keep existing contracts up to date, including making amendments, providing new cost estimates, and maintaining communication with the client
- Adhere to company standards and guidelines when analysing and providing estimations; focus on maximising profit and customer satisfaction, while minimising any potential risks to the company
- Prepare detailed, well-written proposals for each client, adhering to client guidelines while offering competitive and comprehensive cost estimates, and including supplementary documentation
- Maintain relationships with existing clients keeping a sales-minded attitude, and seek out and build relationships with new clients
- Work with contracts manager and design team to help with development, innovation, and creativity on client projects
- Keep detailed records of all estimation documentation, including site assessments and contract terms; update any existing contracts immediately upon agreement of new terms with client
- Prepare and submit financial documents
- Balance multiple proposals and estimations at once, ensuring each reaches the client by the deadline
- Liaise with other company departments to maintain business development and continuously innovate new profitable outcomes

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