Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Senior Structural Steel Estimator

Location: Stockton-on-Tees

Type: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 to 45,000 Per Year

Posted on: 11/04/2024

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Estimator, to join a leading structural steel company in Billingham. 

About our client.

Our client is a leading structural steel company, operating nationally across the UK and delivering structural steel projects across numerous sectors. They are now expanding their commercial team looking for a Senior Estimator to convert sales opportunities into project revenue. 

About the Role

  • Manage the process of accurately estimating the costs of projects.
  • Deal with incoming enquiries. 
  • Liaise & negotiate with sub-trades to receive competitive prices. 
  • Liaise with clients’ engineers, architects, other designers, and internal divisions/departments. 
  • Produce accurate reports on status of enquiries and pipeline.
  • Produce reports and content for pre-tender interviews and post tender presentations.
  • Develop client and consultant relationships.

About the candidate

  • Building construction knowledge. 
  • Good level of structural and civil engineering knowledge. 
  • Accurate interpretation of drawings and technical specifications. 
  • Can demonstrate pricing of structural steel projects. 
  • Be able to price a job on demand (using experience). 
  • Plan, control and report on enquiries. 
  • Previous experience of dealing with contractors, engineers, architects and who they are. 
  • Commercial awareness of economic construction techniques. 
  • Experience of operating to an ISO 9001 quality system. 
  • Understanding of costing processes. 
  • Previous experience of operating in a similar company/environment/across similar projects. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work under own initiative. 
  • High degree of self-motivation and a commitment to quality. 
  • The ability to communicate confidently with external and internal teams.
  • The ability to present plans accurately.
  • Experience of value engineering and finding practical solutions to overcome barriers.
  • Literate in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

·Use of 3D model software would be an advantage.