Location : Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Job Ref : OB39
Consultant : Emily Y James
Sector : Other
Salary : £32k - 37.5k per year


OB39 – Estimator

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: £32,000 – £37,500 DOE


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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compiling bids for work
  • Calculating the cost of materials, transport, labour accommodation and equipment hire
  • Obtaining quotes for all predicted requirements from sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Collating detailed price lists of everything needed on each project
  • Clarifying the client’s needs and expectations
  • Reading drawings and taking measurements
  • Making use of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word and Autodesk DWG
  • Assessing and adhering to all risk assessments and health and safety requirements
  • Keeping up to date with inflation, exchange rates and projected timescale costs
  • Making visits to proposed construction sites
  • Liaising with others including pre-con managers, project managers and design teams
  • Completing work quality submissions
  • Preparing and submitting quotations for work

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Mechanical and electrical experience would be beneficial
  • Experience with AutoCAD and estimating software packages
  • Microsoft office experience
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Administrative experience beneficial
  • Customer care and communication skills imperative
  • Must be proactive, committed and hardworking
  • Have a positive attitude to work and contribute enthusiasm to a team based environment
  • Vital to enjoy and be able to work within and as part of a very passionate team
  • Show understanding and have the ability to apply themselves working under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Show flexibility and initiative within the role
  • Communication skills are key
  • High attention to detail

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: £32,000 – £37,500 DOE

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