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Assistant Estimator

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!


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