Job reference - 486
Location - Andover, Hampshire
Salary - up to £35,000 + bonus
Job type - Permanent
Working Hours - 07:00 - 17:00
An exciting opportunity has become available for an Assistant Estimator to join an established business, based near Andover.
The successful Assistant Estimator will join a Pre-Contracts team, where you will support the Senior Estimators and the Commercial Director in managing and coordinating all aspects of tenders from initial enquiry and qualifying job-specific information through to breaking down the project once secured to give the factory the allowances to manufacture.
Key skills required for an Assistant Estimator:
Strong numerical skills and ability to interpret data.
Experience working as a Carpenter, Joiner, site fixer or CAD technician.
Ability to read technical drawings.
A good understanding of manufacturing processes and site installations would be desirable but this is not essential as training will be provided.
Proactive in managing workload.
Excellent communication skills
Key responsibilities for an Assistant Estimator:
Providing competitive estimates for windows, doors, and staircase joinery packages.
Responsible for liaising with customers and sales members to understand their requirements and produce competitive and negotiated quotations for projects ranging from £10,000 to £1,500,000.
Use internal estimating and take-off systems to accurately cost projects.
Liaise with the Sales, Marketing and Estimating Team during the tender process.
Produce sub-contract and material enquires.
Answer sub-contractor and supplier queries and appraising quotations.
Checking tender documents, making amendments where required.
Identifying scope for design alternatives and value engineering
Filling in documents to identify the correct scope to send to sub-contract installation teams to receive fixed lump sum installation prices.
So, if you are a Site fixer, a CAD technician, a Carpenter, or Joiner, with the above skills, and are looking for a new challenge within a company where no two days are the same, then please apply now!