Estimator - Ceilings & Patricians

Posted 18 June 2024
Salary £35000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Job type Permanent
Specialism Construction & Property
Expiry 18 July 2024

Job description

Job Title: Estimator

Location: Office based, Stockport

Salary: Up to £50,000 Negotiable

Company Overview:
We are a leading subcontractor specializing in ceilings and partitions, serving a diverse range of sectors including commercial, education, and healthcare. Our clients are primarily Tier 1 contractors within the fit-out industry. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality work and winning projects through competitive tendering.

Position Overview:
We are seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Estimator to join our pre-construction team. The successful candidate will work alongside two existing estimators, contributing to the preparation of competitive tenders and accurate pricing. This is an office-based role in Stockport, requiring someone who can hit the ground running with minimal supervision.

Key Responsibilities:
Prepare detailed and competitive tenders for projects ranging from £50K to £4.5M.
Work closely with the pre-construction team to develop cost plans and tender documentation.
Analyze drawings, specifications, and other documentation to prepare comprehensive cost estimates.
Use bespoke systems for measuring and Excel for preparing quotes.
Liaise with suppliers and clients to obtain accurate pricing information.
Ensure all tenders are submitted on time and meet client requirements.
Attend pre-tender and post-tender meetings as required.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of products and materials related to ceilings and partitions.
Monitor and update tender documents and cost estimates to reflect any changes or updates.

Proven experience as an Estimator, preferably within the ceilings and partitions sector or a similar construction background.
Working knowledge of products and materials used in ceilings and partitions.
Strong analytical and numerical skills.
Proficiency in using Excel and bespoke measuring systems.
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in preparing estimates.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Strong communication and negotiation skills.
Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple tenders simultaneously.

Competitive salary up to £50,000, DOE with potential for movement based on the candidate's experience and expertise.
Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.
Supportive and collaborative working environment.
Pension scheme.
Other company benefits as applicable.

Time Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.