Estimator

Location : Milton Keynes
Job type : Permanent
Salary : Basic £35,000 - £45,000 per annum (based on experience) + uncapped bonus
Reference : 2119

​​We’re recruiting for an experienced Estimator / Surveyor to join our client's expanding fire protection operations. You will join a well-established passive fire protection installation company experiencing a substantial period of business growth.

Working closely with and reporting to, the company’s Managing Director, you will assist the senior management team in delivering passive fire protection services in the commercial and residential sectors, with typical project values of £50,000 - £200,000.

You will be provided with full guidance and assistance required to develop your sector-specific knowledge and skills in passive fire protection, including industry-specific product training and qualifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Handling customer enquiries, arrange/carry out site surveys and collate information required for tendering/quoting.

  • Carry out site visits and maintain customer engagement to gather essential project information for correct pricing of works

  • Assess tender requirements and provide information to commercial team

  • Undertake take-offs and complete bills of quantities, formulate estimate sheets, priced SOW, quotations, and qualifications

  • Sourcing of costs for suppliers and sub-contractors cost management

  • Providing clear and concise quotation to clients within the agreed timescales

  • Carrying out background research with product suppliers to ensure the most cost effective, compliant, and appropriate products solutions are provided to clients

  • Following up on quotations with clients to clarify queries/questions

  • Facilitate smooth handover of secured projects to the operational management team

  • Where required produce schedules of work for projects and support the operational teams to ensure correct resources are allocated to each

  • Keep abreast of changes in legislation and implement accordingly.

  • Ensure record keeping systems are maintained in line with expected company and 3rd party accreditation practices and standards

  • Attend corporate events on behalf of the company

Required Qualifications / Skills / Experience

  • You should have at least 2-3 years of experience in Passive Fire Protection (preferably) or construction related disciplines.

  • Proven track record of managing several projects simultaneously and working within tight timescales to deliver successful outcomes and high customer satisfaction on projects.

  • A degree in a technical discipline is seen as an advantage for this role.

  • Working knowledge of BORIS (or equivalent systems) would be beneficial.

  • You should be able to read technical specifications and drawings to extract and interpret relevant information required for preparation of cost effective and compliant tenders/quotations.

  • You must be a highly self-motivated person – the role will require working with a high degree of autonomy.

  • You should be an enthusiastic, energetic, self-disciplined, and organised individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

  • You will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be an effective communicator. You should be able to demonstrate excellent written, telephony and face to face communication skills.

  • Excellent computer literacy skills are essential (email, MS Office, and MS project management programs)

  • Driving licence is a requirement of the role.

What’s in it for you?

You will be working in an environment, which delivers satisfaction, pride, and fun with excellent opportunities to advance your career. Becoming an instrumental member of a successful team, you will have plenty of opportunities for personal growth and development within a fast-growing business.

Basic £35,000 - £45,000 per annum (based on experience) + uncapped bonus + pension scheme + non-contributory private medical scheme

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