Estimator

Location : Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Job Ref : AL325
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Construction
Salary : £25k - 35k per year

Description

Estimator

Location: Manchester

Salary: £25,000 – £35,000 DOE + Company Car

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking an Estimator on behalf of one of our clients.

To calculate and prepare tender submissions, working out what a contract will cost to deliver, whilst ensuring it returns the required profit.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however candidates from all backgrounds will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure you maintain or improve upon the Company’s historic quote to order conversion ratio.
  • Prepare tenders/offers in accordance with all procedures as set out on Estimating Information Sheets and by required return date.
  • To prepare tenders/offers from architects drawings and/or site visits and detailed specifications provided by the client.
  • To estimate the type and amount of materials necessary to deliver the contract against the agreed specifications and to offer any value engineering options available.
  • To estimate the cost of plant, equipment and overheads.
  • To estimate the cost of access, hoisting and protection with due regard to Health & Safety risks.
  • To establish the likely progress and completion rates, including allowances for bad weather and other unforeseen circumstances.
  • To attend any pre-order meetings arranged by Main Contractors to assist in submission of Tenders/Offers.
  • To calculate a final figure for the estimated cost, supplemented by adjustments for overheads and profit and presenting a tender price.
  • To liaise with Contracts Manager/Supervisor, by handover meeting, on receipt of order, to communicate pricing information of the tender.
  • Transfer quote and order information.
  • Prepare and submit information for O & M Manuals.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Incumbents need to be articulate and numerate.
  • Adaptability/ Business Awareness/ Detail Handling/ Initiative/Planning and Organising/Roofing Industry/Plant/Safety and Communication experience.
  • General computer awareness.
  • Previous working knowledge of estimating.

Location: Manchester

Salary: £25,000 – £35,000 DOE + Company Car

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