Estimator required by market leading provider of structural steelwork, steel fabrications and architectural metalwork. Based in Sittingbourne and covering contracts throughout London and the South East. As a result of ongoing expansion we are looking for a highly motivated, dedicated and confident professional to join our estimating team.
Main Duties And Responsibilities: ·Co-ordinate the design, production and installation of large design and build steelwork projects ·Ability to run projects at the same time. ·Fully understand the project requirements, scope of works, specifications etc. ·To develop and maintain proactive, positive and professional relationships with the client's representative ·To work with the management team to continually monitor contract performance against programme and budget and to take all necessary action to ensure all targets are met. ·Ability to manage a team of site managers, oversee sub-contractors and arrange labour resources ·Ensure that group health & safety and quality assurance standards are met and maintained during all operations under your control. ·Writing and checking method statements and risk assessments. Researching, ordering and checking materials. -To assist in the pre order negotiation process with the client. -Value Engineering- to propose alternatives to specifications in order to reduce costs and / or improve quality and efficiency.
Candidate Requirements: -At least 5 years experience of estimating. -Ability to undertake a reasonable level of technical and financial calculations. -Outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. -Excellent IT and numeracy skills. -Excellent time management.
Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience plus bonus, and pension. The position is based in Sittingbourne, Kent and there will be a need for visits to London and throughout the South East.