Estimator

  • Job Reference: rm cons
  • Date Posted: 11 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Plum Appointments
  • Location: Melksham, Wiltshire, England
  • Salary: £20,000 to £21,000
  • Sector: Skilled & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Rebecca Ponting
  • Email: rebecca.91B22B019.0@applythis.net
  • Telephone: 01225 710972

Job Description

We are looking for an estimator with a background within a construction or landscape to join our clients team in Melksham.

Key elements of the role include:

  • Analysis and compiling of specifications and pricing for proposed designs before releasing to Customer Account team for quoting
  • Operational quotation production
  • Tender writing and compilation
  • Liaising with third party suppliers to gather prices for materials, products and services
  • Checking of pricing to ensure our proposals are accurate, cost effective and operationally practical
  • Internal project management and cross-department coordination
  • Maintaining an up to date technical knowledge around construction techniques, relevant safety standards and product details

The ideal candidate should have the following skills and characteristics:

  • Landscape or Junior Estimator experience or knowledge of a similar construction environment
  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification
  • Highly organised; with the ability to multi-task effectively
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Comfortable with the use of mathematics
  • Highly IT literate, with experience of using CRM, Microsoft Excel or other tools and programmes used for pricing of projects
  • Project management capabilities
  • Understanding of sales processes
  • An effective communicator, both with colleagues and customers
  • A tendency to thrive in, and contribute to, a dynamic team environment
  • A positive, can-do approach

We are looking to start interviewing asap so If you feel you have the right skills and would like to be considered please send us a copy of your CV.