Estimator (Fit-Out/Joinery)

Job Title: Estimator (Fit-Out/Joinery)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch
Fit Out
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-06-12
Contact Name: David Marriott
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 days ago

Job Description

Joinery Estimator
£55,000 p/a plus package

My Client is a Blue Chip Main Contractor specialising in the Commercial Office, Education and Healthcare fit-out sectors and with continued success are looking to recruit a Joinery Estimator to develop their South West Division.

Candidates will be responsible for the preparation and submission of tenders, under a variety of forms of procurement, in a consistent and standardised manner in line with business objectives, Company procedures and process. Project values will vary across Business Units and key responsibilities will include:

Thoroughly appraise tender documentation when received to identify risk, opportunity, insufficient information, inadequate or incorrect design.
Preparation of material and sub-contract enquiries including selection of prospective subcontractors.
Attending strategy/opportunity meetings with project team.
Preparation of material and sub-contract tender enquiry packages.
Attend design team meetings where appropriate.
Visit site to identify site specific risks.
Liaise with Proposals /Bid Managers where applicable and attend design meetings.
Preparing tender Bills of Quantities.
Preparation of analytical cost estimates including preliminaries.
Adjudication and comparison of sub-contractor quotations.
Presentation of the cost estimate to senior management at tender settlement meetings.
Completion of tender documentation and submission of the tender.
Ensure a smooth handover of the project to the site team including attendance at F201 meeting.

Successful candidates will possess:

Minimum of 4 years estimating experience (ideally Main Contractor).
NVQ in Bench Joinery, Finishing or Wood Machinery or equivalent.
Background in joinery or manufacturing.
Sound technical and commercial abilities including strong numerical skills.
Analytical, decisive and interrogative approach to work.
Negotiation & Organisational skills.
Risk awareness.
IT literate with MS Office (Excel, Outlook and Word) and Estimating software.
Effective communicator across all levels.

This is fantastic opportunity to join a highly reputable Construction business that can offer exposure to challenging projects and career progression. My Client is looking to interview week commencing Monday 18th June, so if you possess a strong Commercial/Joinery background and seeking an immediate opportunity in Christchurch please apply today or contact me on 0121 237 3700 or 07825 614028 to discuss.