Career Level Manager
Senior Estimator required in Essex
GVR Solutions are working with a well-established Bespoke Joinery & Fit Out specialist, who operate in the Commercial, Retail, Residential & Hospitality sectors. Due to finishing 2021 well and having a strong order book for 2022, they are looking to take on a Senior Estimator to their growing team. They are currently turning over £7m but are looking to increase that steadily back to £15m where they were a few years ago.
The projects they undertake range from light strip outs & fit outs around £150k, to more bespoke projects from £500k upwards to £7m. These projects are mainly in London & the South East but can be a little further afield. A large percentage of their work is through repeat business, this is achieved through their high standards of service and quality, which then provides excellent customer satisfaction.
As a Senior Estimator you will be expected to:
* Prepares and estimates budget costs for construction by studying plans and specifications.
* Evaluates offers to purchase by site requirements, additions, and costing changes.
* Resolves cost differences by analysing and collecting info.
* Writes up and presents budgets, reports, and project plans.
* Develops bids for construction projects.
* Works closely with architects and other professionals.
* Schedules meetings with clients, site managers, and staff.
* Navigates and understands building codes.
* Processes paperwork and travels to building sites as required.
* Monitors construction processes.
* Stays up to date with safety codes and improvements in construction.
The successful Senior Estimator will possess:
* Minimum 8 years estimating experience within a Joinery or Fit Out business
* Knowledge of building material components
* Good estimating skills (including taking off).
* Computer skills, especially Excel
* Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities
* The ability to analyse and assess risk.
* Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills
* Good organisation skills, analytical reasoning and attention to detail
* Local knowledge of suppliers and subcontractors
Please get in touch if you meet the above requirements for a Senior Estimator and would like to know more