Estimator Surfacing

?45K-?50K + Package
11 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
You will like Working for this leading independently owned contracting firm, specialising in road surfacing operating across the UK. They have a strong reputation and provide total surfacing services including planing surfacing, equipment hire sales. They are renowned for specialist knowledge and flexible approach to support and deliver their project objectives. They are known as a great employer and have an enviable track record of health and safety which they take very seriously. You will like The job as Estimator Civils, which based from convenient office location in Northampton. The purpose of this challenging role is to assist the Business Manager in delivery of the FT Goodwin business plan, maintaining and growing the existing customer base, securing new and profitable work by maximizing the commercial value of contracts. Ensure that all requirements of the accounting calendar are met and KPIs achieved whilst at all times protecting the Companys risk and overall interests. Responsibilities Establish and maintain effective formal and informal relationships with all customers to identify business opportunities across functionally for all companies within the group. Entertain, where appropriate, to develop effective relationships. Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences and develop relationships whether tactical or strategic ensuring that the company are appraised of additional opportunities. Provide feedback and information Seek opportunities for the Company to exploit in its bid to develop and grow in line with the 5 year Business Plan Generate quotes/leads for division, ensuring all contracts are profitable if not to provide remedial solutions. Also produce monthly reports to monitor quote volume and success, Ensure all tender enquiries are submitted in the timescale specified and produce quarterly projections of future workloads. Ensure all aspects of Group Health and Safety policy and activity is implemented consistently. You will have Either a degree in construction, engineering or quantity surveying and/or a few years of Estimator / Estimating experience within construction/civils or surfacing background. A working background in Site Management or quanity surveying will certainly be considered as long as you are commercially contractually savvy. Skills: Good working knowledge of contracts currently used within the Building and Civil Engineering industry. Driving licence Good IT skills - particularly Word and Excel Excellent communication skills Ability to work as part of a close knit management team and manage numerous activities / projects simultaneously both short and long term. Ability to work on own initiative and with the minimum of supervision. Good negotiator. Flexibility with regard to working across all areas of the business, and hours to meet the requirements of this challenging position. You will get You will enjoy the kudos and credibility of working for a niche civil construction market leader. You will put your mark on an already successful contractor/office and have succession plan to Senior Estimator. Salary is solid at 30K-40K Neg Package. This job was originally posted as