Estimator Structural Steel

Wrexham (Wrecsam)
31 Mar 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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Working with this leading manufacturer of pre-fabricated structural steel sections and systems, providing high performance frame solutions to the public, private and commercial sectors. They have a dynamic informal culture and their people are known as experts in their field. They are a successful business with great products and processes, a strong order book and a bright future.

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The Estimator Structural Steel job itself which sits within a Commercial department, based from regional HQ near Prestatyn, North Wales.

Specific duties & responsibilities include:

• Dealing with preparation of tenders and bids.
• Communicating with clients
• Presenting the final submission to the client.
• Assisting in the pre order negotiation process with the client.
• Procurement and management of materials and plant suppliers
• Package management for subcontractors and labour only operatives
• Full cost control of projects, management of contracts including project variations
• Production of applications for payment / invoicing and final account resolutions
• To provide the Directors with regular project performance reports
• Provide information for inclusion within tender submissions
• Reading Drawings and compiling a material take off
• Producing a bill of quantities
• Understanding Specifications
• Compiling lists of things to price
• Inputting information onto a bespoke spreadsheet and an external computer programme
• To sustain the Company's reputation with its existing client base
• To recognise and develop business growth opportunities with both existing and new clients
• Management of sub-contract packages on projects in a timely manner protecting the company's contractual position
• Value Engineering to propose alternatives to specifications in order to reduce costs and / or improve quality and efficiency.

You will have

The ideal Estimator will have a background and full understanding of the structural sector within construction. More specifically:

• Have proven experience preparing tender estimates
• Be proficient at negotiating contract terms and conditions
• Able to submit and agree interim valuations and final accounts
• Able to review and manage project accounts to ensure the most effective margins
• Be experienced in responding to tender documents and enquiries
• Been proficient at working with suppliers/sub-contractors to establish rates and sourcing costs as required
• Able to Specify materials, components and services in line with commercial, quality and H&S requirements
• Capable of managing the financial aspects of projects from start to finish
• Have a sound understanding of steel procurement and managing suppliers and supplier databases

You will get

A competitive salary, likely £40K-£50K, + Package, plus most importantly an interesting job with a great & growing company

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