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Location: West Yorkshire, England Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension, life assurance
Sector: Construction Type: Permanent
Contact: Chris Taylor


Senior Estimator - Modular Buildings


Employment Solutions are recruiting for a Senior Estimator on behalf of one of our clients to cover the Yorkshire area. To be successful you will have main contractor experience and modular building experience.


Purpose of role:


Reporting to the Estimating Manager, to ensure that incoming enquiries into the business for both Sale and Rental opportunities are dealt with in a professional, timely manner, are accurate in order to maximize the best margin or return possible for the business.


Main responsibilities include:

  • Review incoming enquiries, establishing the full scope of works, identifying both items of in-house manufacture and subcontract specialist services, liaising with Sales to resolve queries
  • Liaison with external suppliers and Subcontractors over identified services ensuring that the services that they are offering are compliant with our client's needs, where not clearly identify and qualify.
  • Qualify bid with any necessary risk items and exclusions/qualifications.
  • Produce an accurate estimate of cost for each individual project from the estimate system/drawing and/or template creating and sourcing special non-standard prices and entering onto the system to develop the database for future use. Estimates created using Excel. Apply margins and ROI's in accordance with the companies pricing policy.
  • Produce specification (Word) and presentational information to compliment the drawing and estimate.
  • Liaise with internal departments such as Purchasing, Development, Electrical over their relevant areas of work, as well as subcontractors for quotations for non in-house items
  • Attend in-house & external project meetings as necessary, to enable the successful and cost effective running of enquiries.
  • Be mindful of deadlines and achieve where possible but keep all involved informed of any delays.


Benefits:


Comprehensive salary package including 25day' holiday (plus next year there is the option to purchase an additional 5 days' holiday) car allowance, pension, life insurance plus flexible benefits package inc; gym membership discount, and shopping vouchers.


Job experience & skills requirements:

  • Good communication/presentation skills
  • Working well as a team and on own initiative when necessary
  • Capable of meeting deadlines
  • High level of drive, energy and initiative, entrepreneurial, proactive, focused, tenacious and committed, with high standards and achievement orientation
  • Good team player


Qualifications:


Recognised building qualification ONC, HNC or degree would be an advantage