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Ref code: AWK99096000
£50k - 55k per year
Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
Office Based
Applications Closed

£45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus

SF Recruitment are recruiting for a Estimator to join our client based in Loughborough who design and install products into the commercial construction industry. The successful candidate be part of the team thats head up the estimating team by leading, guiding and coaching the estimators for continuous improvement whilst achieving the targets required to meet the budgetary requirements of the business.

Key duties/ Responsibilities:
● Prepare accurate pricing schedules by measuring from drawings, completing BoQ's or pricing schedules
● Interpret design / systems correct
● Clearly define scope, specifications and allowances in quote / tender submissions
● Submit quotations and tenders to deadlines, proactively securing extensions if required
● Liaising with other departments across the company such commercial for terms, contracts for resourcing and informing sales of extensions
● Updating systems and following processes

● Interpret client requirements, identifying value engineering, costs of quality and extra overs
● Ensuring any technical or design led aspects are in accordance with any statutory requirements such as BS EN
● Review basic forms of contract and commercial / contract terms and qualify the estimate accordingly

● Visits sites to prepare estimates from surveys or inspections
● Work with contract /commercial team to analyse trends and norms for more accurate costing
● Liaising with suppliers for up to date material prices
● Liaising with clients for RFI's and TQ's as well as building relationships
● Ensuring effective handover of the project to the Contract team
● Challenge all individuals associated with the estimating process to drive continuous improvement

● Non-conformance's below 0.25% in value
● Values and Qty returned
● 95% returned on time (including extensions)
● Adhere to company systems (such as CRM), processes (escalating sign's off's) and SEARCH values

Subsidiary duties / Responsible
The job description is a guide only and in order for your career and the Organisation to develop then it may be discussed with you and be reasonably amended at any time.

Experience & Knowledge
● Commercial work experience
● Advanced Construction knowledge
● CRM or ERP experience
● Experience of using CAD or working to drawings
● Previous experience as Senior Estimator

● Excellent communication and organisational skills
● Highly numeric
● Able to prioritise and work to deadlines
● Microsoft suite, specifically excel

● Organised and meticulous
● Detail orientated
● Problem-solving
● Professional, with integrity and discretion
● Able to coach others
● Natural leader

● HNC / HND / Bsc in Construction or Engineering related subject
● BTECH Level 3 in Construction Trade such as joiner or roofer