Sector: Building

Location: Tyne and Wear

Job Reference: BL71767

A permanent opportunity for an Estimator to join a prominent painting and decorating contractor.

Privately owned painting and decorating subcontractor that have been established for 20 years, based in Tyne and Wear.

The role is to provide support to the Estimating function for the whole business, being responsible for producing the commercial aspects for a tender document with a view to securing new business. This will be done by working out how much a project is likely to cost and create budgets accordingly. The successful candidate will be required to provide prices for everything from a one-off scheme to regular projects with established long term clients.

The successful candidate will be required to price bills and schedules of work, propose preliminary costs appropriate for the project, present prepared estimates and reports in industry standard, and attend client interviews/meetings when necessary. Whilst supporting the client in the preparation of structural estimates, the candidate will also need to review enquiries and establish bid strategies, whilst preparing custom reports from resource as required.

Experience Required
Experience of working in a painting and decorating environment, and working in a similar sized business is essential, whilst a construction related qualification is desirable. The successful candidate must be highly organised and responsible, as a large part of their day to day role will require them to work independently, using their initiative while maintaining confidentiality at all times.  The client is looking for an Estimator who has the ability to provide and take Profit & Loss responsibility for all estimating work allocated, be able to work to strict deadlines and timetables, and evaluate bid specifications and drawings in order to aid the client in being successful in winning contracts.

Competitive salary.
Car/car allowance.
Matched contribution pension scheme.

This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf of our client.

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