Estimator Structural Steel

Recruiter
Macstaff
Location
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Posted
31 Mar 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will like

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.

You will like

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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