Senior Estimator / Estimator [Carpentry & Joinery)

  • Location:

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Construction

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Conor Boyd

  • Contact email:

    conor.boyd@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/539733

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

The role is for a well established specialist carpentry & joinery contractor. Since their inception over 40 years ago they are now involved in some of the south-east's most notable projects, working alongside the top tier 1 main contractors on an enviable portfolio of projects. Their ethos is based on team culture and development of their employees, ensuring that teams function cohesively and endorse an inclusive culture; resulting in them receiving numerous industry recognised accreditations and being certified within the top specialist sub contractors in the UK.

Now requiring the expertise of a Senior Estimator / Bid Manager that possesses strong estimating experience within the carpentry & joinery sector. Reporting to the Director, you will be based at their head office in Billingshurst assisting in the growth of the business and responsible for recruiting a more junior estimating member of the team. To provide support to the Contracts and Commercial Directors we are looking for a self-motivated individual to manage themselves in this role. On offer is a competitive salary & package, with a great opportunity to progress to a directorship role in the future.

Duties & responsibilities include:
* Entering tenders received and maintaining Pricing Tender Register.
* Establish Scope of Works and Client Requirements.
* Sourcing material, equipment and labour cost quotations as per client bill of quantities and specifications, Pro-active at providing alternative and cost effective and environmentally friendly alternates to client's specifications.
* Preparing detailed estimates and submitting quotation of works by the client specified dates.
* Assessing the level of risks on a project
* Attending client pre-order & pre-commencement meetings.


Qualifications/Skills Required
* Previous estimating and buying experience essential, ideally within the carpentry & joinery industry
* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook & Estimating Software.
* Full driving licence.

On offer is a competitive salary & benefits package with a company that offer fantastic progression opportunities and continually invest in their workforce. If you feel that this role suits you skillset and ambitions then please apply.

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