Overview

Estimator

Dawson Levy Resourcing are currently recruiting for an Estimator to join a client of ours on a permanent basis working within the Water Industry in Wales.

THE ROLE

Analyse drawings, specifications and other documentation to prepare estimates
Identify and provide alternative design proposals, solutions and value engineering options
Construct and formulate estimates and resolve commercial issues
Visiting sites to undertake surveys and produce associated reports and tenders
Visiting other offices and sites in the Exeter and Maidstone regions
Production of accurate quotations including:
Maintaining quotation records as required
Ensuring profitability of quotations
Liaising with clients and sub-contractors
Ensuring an effective handover of jobs to Project Managers
Preparation of a programme of works for projects
Liaising with the Bid Manager in relation to the submission of bids and tenders
Interpretation of client requirements and ensuring compliance with client's standards.
Production of drawings, parts lists and any other information required
Liaising with customers, suppliers and project managers to ensure cost effectiveness
Attending site meetings
Carrying out site investigation work as required

Ensuring profitability of quotations
Liaising with clients and sub-contractors
Ensuring an effective handover of jobs to Project Managers
Preparation of a programme of works for projects
Liaising with the Bid Manager in relation to the submission of bids and tenders
Ensuring quotation deadlines are managed and adhered to
Ensuring the production of accurate quotations
Ensuring that programmes are not provided to the client that aren't achievable

Requirements

Dynamic and specialist experience from an engineering / manufacturing / fabrication / production sector
Knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering or contracting services within the water sector
Attention to detail
Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
Good organisational skills
Excellent Excel and Word skills
Good communication skills
Ability to work on own initiative with limited supervision
Flexible working approach
Driving for work purposes will be required