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Steel Estimator / Cladding Estimator

Job Title: Steel Estimator / Cladding Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth
Industry:
Salary: 30000 - 45000
REF: EST/SF
Contact Name: Samantha Fear
Contact Email: samantha@dovetailrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

We currently have two Estimator vacancies within the construction industry: one for a Steel Estimator and the other for a Cladding Estimator. Experience is essential. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide sales estimates and full quotations to their growing customer base
  • Work with the project sales managers to provide quotations in a timely manner 
  • Liaise and communicate with suppliers and contractors to achieve best material prices, quality and lead-time
  • Communicate closely with customers to understand project requirements
  • Work closely with the sales project team
  • Attend Internal Sales meetings
  • Liaise with other department teams when required
  • Ability to understand estimation and tendering function across different contractual environments
  • Coordinating preparation of all supporting documentation required in the tender bid
  • Strong understanding of the cost profile across the full manufacturing, and installation process

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous estimating experience in cladding systems / structural steel is essential
  • Ability to undertake a reasonable level of technical and financial calculations
  • Confident user of Strumis or similar software
  • Technical ability to understand engineering drawings
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  •  Professional telephone manner
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft packages