Estimator

Recruiter
Acorn Recruitment Limited
Location
Swansea (Abertawe)
Salary
£38000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Expires
20 Jul 2017
We are looking for someone with self-motivation and drive. You MUST have past experience and be motivated and hungry to work. Applicants are advised that experience in the Facades sector of the construction industry is a prerequisite. To provide well presented, accurate, and competitively priced estimates to our Main Contractor customers, with the overall aim of securing projects. Duties: Key member of a small team. Provide an excellent customer service by producing well presented accurate, timely and clear quotes. Add value to customers by regular liaison regarding project details and offer Value Engineered solutions when appropriate. Maximise the best value by effective negotiation with customers and suppliers to secure project at best possible profit margin. Attendance of site and pre-contract meetings with Commercial Manager, Project Management and Quantity Surveying staff. Experience, skills and abilities required: Proven track record in successful facades estimating Experience in the UK Construction related qualifications preferred Use of KawneerPro or similar estimating software preferred. Understands technical and professional aspects of work and continually maintain technical knowledge Analytical with an excellent eye for detail IT skills - MS Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat, read and measure from AutoCad Relevant industry knowledge in particular - principles of building physics and structure in so much as it relates to our services, good knowledge curtain wall, doors and window façade products and current building regulations is essential. Ability to read and understand technical drawings Good level of accuracy and administrative efficiency. Ability to plan and schedule work. Must have a strong level of numeracy. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience within full façade Estimating. A commensurate salary / package is offered dependent upon experience. Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/74960693