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Estimator - Roofing and Cladding

Posted 12 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 3 months ago
Estimator required to join a leading construction specialist based in North London. The company work on a range of roofing and cladding projects for commercial, industrial, leisure, educational, healthcare and apartment block projects. Project values can range up to £5M and are located in London and the Home Counties.The suitable Estimator will have a good background working within a similar position for a construction contractor previously. Roofing and cladding experience would be beneficial.Starting salary £40,000 - £50,000 (dependant on experience)20 days holiday + Bank Holidays + Christmas ShutdownPrepare tenders and undertake take offs from construction drawings, reading drawings, understanding specifications and using excel to a good standard.Undertaking accurate take offs from construction drawings with a knowledge of Bluebeam estimating software being an advantage.Calculating rates including labour, material costs and preliminary items.Populating client bills of quantities and pricing schedules.Preparing scope marked up drawings using BluebeamFor secured projects attending handover meetings with surveying, design and management.Maintaining accurate records of tender submissions, tender queries and RFI's.We would expect the successful candidate to be well versed in over 18m non-combustible cladding solutions and fire barriers.An understanding of target u values and calculations would be expected.Good professional telephone skills with smart appearance.Preparing tender bids and collating information from enquiries received.Meeting client on-site to negotiate best price and understand requirements.Project values will range from 200k to £4M plus.Developing and maintaining relationships with key clients.Researching materials, equipment and labour costs.Assist our document controller with gathering quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers.Assist our document controller with technical submittals for secured projects.Some assistance may be required with our design department on secured projects.Computer literate- especially in Excel, Word, Outlook and Bluebeam.The successful candidate will report to the estimating director with any technical and labour queries and discuss their bids before they are submitted to clients.5 years estimating experience in different types of roofing and cladding is requiredCommutable distance to North LondonBennett and Game Recruitment are a multi-disciplined technical recruitment agency based in Chichester, West Sussex operating across the UK with specialist teams covering a range of industries. We are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy, and in accordance with GDPR by applying you are granting us consent to process your data, and contact you in relation to this application and the services we offer.