Estimator - Structural Steel

Akton Recruitment Ltd
Dudley, West Midlands
£40000 - £45000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
20 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Structural Steel Estimator

Dudley, West Midlands


An experienced Structural Steel Estimator is required for an established Steel Manufacturing and Supply company based in the West Midlands.

The role of Estimator will include the preparation of tenders and attaining new business through new and existing clients. With knowledge and experience of working with Primary Steel with secondary steel (architectural metalwork) experience being advantageous.

Responsibility & Duties

Preparing tender bids and collating information from enquiries received
Negotiating and winning tenders
Attendance at Client meetings with Directors
Negotiating prices from suppliers as well as sub-contractors
Managing the estimating & commercial aspects
Developing relationships with key clients
Developing and securing relationships with premier suppliers, researching and procurement of materials, equipment and labour costs
Preparing accurate take offs from drawings
Liaise with Drawing Office and understand and interpret site requirements
Delivery of each contract ensuring customer timelines are strictly adhered to
Work with all relevant departments on new applications to ensure smooth planning and implementation of project
Create bids for new contracts and supporting buying activities
Prepare handover documents for the Contracts Manager and installation teams
Keep all records and database up to date
Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of Estimating with Structural Steel and Secondary metal works with a (minimum 5 years), along with the following;

Existing relationships with a network of clients and key suppliers
Excellent communication skills and able to build relationships
Excellent IT and Computer Skills including Microsoft Office
Good professional telephone skills with smart appearance
Key knowledge, skills & experience

Good leadership and management skills
A valid UK Driving license
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to work well as part of a team and also under your own initiative when required
Well organised with excellent time management
Demonstrate a desire for self-improvement and enthusiasm to learn new skills
Ability to interpret and work from drawings
Ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously

A very good salary will be provided commensurate with experience and education background.

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