Estimator needed to work for a specialist curtain walling and commercial glazing manufacturer and installer based in Ashford, Kent.
Description of Job Role:
Understanding / Knowledge of Alum Curtin Walling and Doors, Shopfronts, Cladding, Handrails,
Attendance at pre and post tender meetings.
Knowledge of building material components and plant requirements.
Carry out detailed take offs from drawings
Liaise with clients, supplier and manufactures to provide the most competitive cost on a particular project
Carry out any general admin & filing as required with position
Hold handover meeting with other in house departments once and order has been awarded
Liaise with other departments of the company whilst awarded projects are on site and attend any required subsequent meeting either in the office or on site
Price projects from bill of quantities, specifications and drawings
Working knowledge of Contracts, Legislations and Construction Techniques.
Read and Understand drawings
IT literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
Verbal and written communication skills
Health & Safety knowledge
Budget Compilation & Management
Analytical & problem-solving skills
Ability to chair meetings
Sales and negotiating skills
Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills, well-spoken and personable, able to get on with diverse personalities.
Strong analytical and reasoning abilities.
Good organisational skills and attention to detail.
Highly numerate with well-developed ability to accurately manipulate numerical information.
Confident and resourceful.
Self-motivated with the ability to work alone or part of a team.
- Communication Skills
- Organisational Skills