Estimator

Location Diss
Salary: £45000.0
Contact name: Sam Dixon

Contact email: sam@ignite-recruitment.co.uk
Job ref: 497
Published: about 1 month ago
Authority, Scope and Basic Function

The Estimator is responsible for servicing tender enquiries and compiling estimates of costs to provide a client or potential client with products or services within a set timeframe. Working from architectural & structural drawings and specifications, the job involves assessing material, labour and equipment required and analysing different quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers.

Essential Duties and Principal Responsibilities:

• Review information, specification, drawings and tender dates
• Obtain project specific quotations for elements of work. Subcontracted works, (design, fabrication and installation of supporting secondary steelwork) material supply and fabrication (ETFE, Glazing), and others as required
• Take off material schedule and prepare estimate using appropriate estimating system
• Keep existing contracts up to date, including making amendments, providing new cost estimates, and maintaining communication with the client
• Adhere to company standards and guidelines when analysing and providing estimations; focus on maximising profit and customer satisfaction, while minimising any potential risks to the company
• Work with the Pre-Con Engineering team to help with development, innovation, and creativity on client projects
• Keep detailed records of all estimation documentation, including site assessments and contract terms; update any existing contracts immediately upon agreement of new terms with client
• Summarise and track the differences between Novum’s tender submission and the tender specification and ensure these are included as part of the tender submission
• Ensure that quotes/costs for review are accurate and to the required spec
• Prepare cost sheets and submission documents for review by Head of Estimating & Bid Manager
• Ensure that directly issued tenders are followed up with the client, try to build the client relationship between the estimating team and Novum
• Ensuring quotes are submitted on or prior to the deadline given
• Complete project information documentation prior to project review (TM1 and TM2) with the Projects team to ensure that requirements are fulfilled by the company and that all requirements have been defined in a clear manner
• Attend TM1 and TM2 meetings The duties and responsibilities attached to the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.

Salary £48,000