Estimator

Recruiter
CV Bay Ltd
Location
Sutton Coldfield
Salary
£10 per hour
Posted
03 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Feb 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Estimator/Cost Planner - 3 months contract with the possibility of going permanent

Location: Sutton Coldfield

Salary £10 p/h / Mon-Fri 37.5 hours / Free Onsite parking / Pension / Group Discount

Reporting to: Design & Estimating Manager.

Ensuring that:

  • All estimates are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Liaising with Account/ Sales Managers regarding technical and/or cost queries
  • All estimates are based on accurate product and price file information
  • Adequate ongoing knowledge of regulatory industry standards
  • Assisting with the ongoing project estimating
  • Estimates are based sound engineering and profitable basis

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure all estimates are produced in a timely manner in line with company expectations
  • To use the software package for all estimates and quotations produced
  • To use up to date written specifications for all estimate / quotations
  • Provide correct additional documentary evidence to support 3rd party quotations received
  • To liaise with the CAD department to provide accurate design drawings
  • Ensure all estimates are of a sound technical and engineering basis
  • To Assess all enquirers from all staff as to their practical engineering implications
  • To keep up to date with any changes to all of the current regulatory bodies
  • To liaise with other Installation departments internally to ensure all projects are processed in a professional manner

Key Attributes required:

  • A good experience of all disciplines/systems and demonstrate a good understanding of each of the current industry standards applicable to each discipline provided
  • Conversant with all of the products and systems specified as well as being up to date in respect of new technologies, technical standards, regulatory standards, etc, that are relevant to the design / estimating process.
  • Proficient in the use of the latest core Microsoft Office packages together with standard industry estimating requirements
  • A helpful and flexible attitude to handling technical / cost queries
  • Ability to spot the opportunities for margin improvement
  • A resilient character who is not afraid of change
  • Ability to work within a very flexible team where priorities and deadlines can change very quickly
  • Good verbal reasoning skills

If this position is of interest to you, please send us your CV through the link or send a copy by email to and one of our recruiters will give you a call for a confidential chat. Alternatively, please call us on and we will be more than happy to go through the role in more detail

Job Type: Contract

Salary: £10.00 /hour

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