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AT-ESTIMATOR - Estimator

Zeus Personnel are looking for an experienced and focused Estimator in Leeds.

Purpose:

To ensure that incoming enquiries into the business for both Sale and Rental opportunities are dealt with in a professional, timely manner, are accurate in order to maximise the best margin or return possible for the business.

Main responsibilities:

-Review incoming enquiries, establishing the full scope of works, identifying both items of in-house manufacture and subcontract specialist services, liaising with Sales to resolve queries

-Liaison with external suppliers and Subcontractors over identified services ensuring that the services that they are offering are compliant with our clients needs, where not clearly identify and qualify.

-Qualify bid with any necessary risk items and exclusions/qualifications.

-Produce an accurate estimate of cost for each individual project from the estimate system/drawing and/or template creating and sourcing special non-standard prices and entering onto the system to develop the database for future use. -Estimates created using Excel. Apply margins and ROI’s in accordance with the companies pricing policy.

-Produce specification (Word) and presentational information to compliment the drawing and estimate.

-Liaise with internal departments such as Purchasing, Development, Electrical over their relevant areas of work, as well as subcontractors for quotations for non in-house items

-Attend in-house & external project meetings as necessary, to enable the successful and cost effective running of enquiries.

-Be mindful of deadlines and achieve where possible but keep all involved informed of any delays.

Benefits:

25 days’ holiday (plus next year there is the option to purchase an additional 5 days’ holiday)

Flexible Benefits:

-Gym membership discount, and access to hundreds of shopping discounts and vouchers. Towards the end of the year we are sending out a survey to find out what benefits people would like to see in the package with the view to adding a number of the most popular benefits.

-Car allowance

Pension:

Enhanced Company Pension scheme after 6 months – For every 1% paid by the employee, the company will match x1.5% up to a max of 7.5%, so if an employee makes contributions of 5%, the company will pay 7.5% but if the employee pays 7%, the company will still pay 7.5%.

Key factors for success (short-term, mid-term and long-term)

Success in a 6 months will include:

Functional estimator capable of pricing low and medium complexity projects

Success in 1 year will include:

Functional estimator capable of pricing low, medium and high complexity jobs

Success in 3 years will include:

Capable of becoming a lead role in complex jobs with potential to become a senior estimator

Personal Characteristics:

-Good communication/presentation skills

-Working well as a team and on own initiative when necessary

-Capable of meeting deadlines

-High level of drive, energy and initiative, entrepreneurial, proactive, focused, tenacious and committed, with high standards and achievement orientation

-Good team player

Work Experience

-Good numeracy and computer skills

-Knowledge of materials/construction methods

-Knowledge of Building Regulations & British Standards and how to apply them.

-Experience within the System Building Market would be extremely useful

-Some travel will be required

-Has proven experience and ability to work effectively with internal and/or external customers.

Qualifications:

Recognised building qualification ONC, HNC or degree would be an advantage

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Summary

  • Ref: AT-ESTIMATOR
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Location: Leeds

Contact Information

Zeus Personnel Ltd

  • James Porter
  • T: 07421272847
  • E: james@zeuspersonnel.com

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