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Estimator - Structural Steel

  • Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH370713_1510055736

Job description

Estimator - Lancashire based - £35,000 + package - Structural Steel

An opportunity exists for an experienced Estimator with a background in Structural Steelwork background.

The candidate must be able to:

Read steel work drawings

Analyse the content of specifications and drawings and identify prices and cost to the company of labour, materials and other resources

Receiving written and verbal enquiries

Use all the information identified to build a cost schedule suitable for use as a job estimate or formal tender bid

Identify, from the tender documentation supplied, what is required and work out how it can be delivered, the price and finally produce a quote in sufficient detail for the customer to understand clearly what our client is requiring

Manage enquiries to ensure that estimates are quoted on time.

Full training will be provided in respect of using the design and estimating software.

Review tender documentation supplied, including: drawings, specifications, special conditions, inclusions and exclusions and contract obligations etc.

Prepare monthly sales reports including enquiry and quotation data.

Be aware of any specific H&S or Quality considerations that need to be noted at tender stage.

Seek further information from the customer if required e.g. if a tower crane is available

Seek quotes from approved suppliers keeping records to back-up prices incorporated into the final quote.

Keep notes in sufficient detail that should the customer generate changes, even before the tendering process is complete, there is evidence to discuss price changes

Construct a logical and consistent price using spreadsheet models and be able to explain how the price has been built up, including assumptions where the detail provided is not explicit

The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Present a prepared quote that has been checked for consistency and is error free, to the Director for application of commercial considerations.

Present a prepared quote that has been checked for consistency and is error free, to the Director for application of commercial considerations.

Personal Requirements:

  • Read Steel work drawing
  • Good numeracy and computer skills
  • Experience within the Construction and Structural Steelwork industries preferable.
  • Detailed knowledge of interpreting the technical elements and requirements of the Engineered drawings.
  • Previous experience of an Estimating role
  • Good communication skills are essential
  • Must be able to work using their own initiative or as part of a team
  • Possess full UK Driving Licence (as some site visits may be required

Required experience:

Estimating: 1 year


£30,000 - £35,000

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Alexandra Smith at AndersElite is a commercial specialist recruitment consultant with over 9 years' experience within the Commercial sector.

Alexandra works within the building and civil engineering markets. To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit

your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion

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