Estimator / Cost Estimator / Engineering Project Estimator

02 May 2019
30 May 2019
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Estimator

Location: Brentwood (With travel to client sites as required)

Salary: Competitive

Job type: Permanent, Full time

The Company is a specialist, design, installation, testing and maintenance contractor, within the electrical earthing, lightning protection and height safety market. Operating nationally, the business focuses on providing top quality safety-critical services for the protection of people, buildings and infrastructure. They are a successful, growing company that is looking for talented employees who want to work in an environment that is challenging and rewarding.

Role Overview:

* To achieve monthly targets on sales, attend tender meetings, attend construction sites and confidently persuade and promote their service offering
* To produce quality designs and estimates ensuring all specifications and requirements are met to the clients satisfaction
* To ensure all quotations are competitive
* To retain and nurture existing client relationships for additional business
* To work in cooperation with the delivery team & BDM on a day to day basis to allow business objectives and targets to be met
* To monitor market trends and be aware of the market competition
* To accurately record and update all business activity on their business system

The ideal Candidate will have /be:

* Worked in the construction industry within a contracting business
* Hold a thorough understanding of tender/bid processes and pricing strategies
* Strong customer interface skills
* Ability to understand and translate the needs of the client into a coherent bid
* Possess drive and passion necessary to support growth to the business needs
* Well organised with excellent time management skills
* Experienced within the Lightning Protection industry, with a knowledge of British Standard (BS EN 62305) would be a distinct advantage
* Strong influencing and negotiating skills as required to secure opportunities
* Able to build strong customer relationships, secure new business whilst maintaining existing
* Demonstrate contractual awareness
* Valid driving licence is essential

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV for this role.

Please note: Only apply if you live in a commuting distance or are willing to reallocate.

Due to the nature of the role, no sponsorship or relocation packages will be available for this position and so candidates must be eligible to both live and work in the UK to be considered.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Estimator, Project Estimator, Cost Estimator, Engineering Estimator, Works Cost Estimator, Manufacturing Estimator, Manufacturing Costs Estimator, Contract Engineer, Technical Estimator, Engineering Project Estimator, Technical Project Estimator may also be considered for this role.