Entry Level Estimator

  • Location
    Chelmsford, Essex
  • Category
    Construction and Property - Estimator
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 23000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Entry Level Estimator
£20k-£23k per annum, DOE
Chelmsford, Essex
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm


*MUST drive due to the location of the business


*MUST have A-C grades in Maths & English


My client, a highly reputable business on the outskirts of Chelmsford is seeking an Entry Level Estimator to join their team on a permanent basis.



Duties:



  • Preparing accurate and timely cost estimates by analysing technical drawings, tender packages and specifications

  • Liaising with customers and Project Managers to gather information required to complete the estimate

  • Liaising with suppliers to request costings and negotiate discounts

  • Following up all quotations and estimates by telephone and email and answering any queries the customer may have

  • Confirming job prices and getting authorisation from Project Managers for larger quotes

  • Requesting credit checks from the accounts department and recording the information in the relevant places

  • Liaising with suppliers to create price comparison tables

  • Providing technical drawings and product information to customers when required

  • Organising and sending samples to customers where required


The candidate:



  • Previous experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Some previous experience working in an estimating department or solid evidence that you possess relevant transferable skills

  • Experience of working successfully as part of a team

  • A professional telephone manner and great communication skills as you will be the first contact for all estimating related customer enquiries as well as being required to accurately relay important information to managers

  • Evidence of excellent attention to detail and accuracy within your work

  • A command of figures

  • Ability to successfully prioritise a busy workload and work under tight time pressures

  • Ability to compose professional letters, emails and documents

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