Permanent
Estimating
Industrial Roofing
South East

Estimator - Flat & Pitched Roofing

Ref: 9781| Posted: 21st Aug 2020

Brief Overview

A very well established flat & pitched roofing specialist sub-contractor are looking to expand their team with an experienced Estimator.

Package 

£40k to £55k

About our Client

  • My client has been established for over 40 years in the flat and pitched roofing sector. They work on new build and refurbishment projects for main contractors, facilities managers, managing agents, local authorities and schools. Now they are looking to add an Estimator to their team.

About the Role

  • Take enquiries from main contractors / customers via email and telephone, gathering all relevant information such as drawings, specs etc. and responding in a timely and professional manner
  • Attend sites for meetings and surveys and document all required information as and when required
  • Understand scope of work, complete take-offs from drawings and produce a bill of quantities
  • Compute costs by analysing labour, material and time requirements
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers
  • Prepare and submit accurate and detailed tenders / quotes from documentation provided and/or site surveys using estimating software
  • Chase up tenders / quotes submitted requesting feedback on our submission
  • Generate enquiries and new business through existing contacts and develop relationships with new contacts, attending meetings / events as may be required
  • Keep Director and company records up to date in relation to tenders / quotes submitted and feedback received
  • Attend pre and post tender meetings as and when required
  • Maintain up to date costs in the estimating software
  • Other duties as required to support the team e.g. H&S, materials ordering, general project administration / management
  • Carry out all duties in line with company procedures and industry standards
  • Develop and maintain own technical knowledge, supported fully by the company

About the Candidate                                       

  • At least 3 years estimating experience
  • Must know flat & pitched roofing
  • Must be based in Essex
  • Ability to keep cool under stress
  • Be able to Multitask.

Points of Appeal 

  • Freedom within the role with a route to higher management
  • Interesting Projects
  • A company with a full order book