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Estimator

Estimator required by a market leading provider of structural steelwork, steel fabrications and architectural metalwork. Based in Sittingbourne and covering contracts throughout London and the South East.

 As a result of ongoing expansion we are looking for a highly motivated, dedicated and confident professional to join our estimating team.

 ESTIMATOR

 Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  To work alongside the existing team of estimators to prepare tender bids and financial estimates ranging from £5,000 to £2 million
  • To analyse the  content of tender specifications and drawings and use the information identified to build a cost schedule suitable for use as a formal tender bid
  • To coordinate the preparation of all supporting documentation required in the tender bid
  • To communicate with clients regarding the tender and to present the final submission to the client
  • To assist in the pre order negotiation process with the client
  • Value Engineering - to propose alternatives to specifications in order to reduce costs and / or improve quality and efficiency

 Candidate Requirements:

  •  Detailed knowledge and experience of the technical elements of the architectural and structural steel fabrication and installation industry
  • At least five years' experience of estimating within the industry
  • Ability to undertake a reasonable level of technical and financial calculations
  • Outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent IT and numeracy skills
  • Excellent time management

 To apply, please email your CV with details of your current / expected salary.