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Estimator

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Job ID:

6970

Location:

Mirfield, West Yorkshire,

Category:

BALI Jobs, Landscaping, Other

Salary:

Competitive - dependent on experience
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Job Views:

2656

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

23.05.2018
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Job Description:

A vacancy has arisen at the Company’s Head Office in Mirfield, West Yorkshire for an Estimator. The role of Estimator consists of participation in the whole tender process in relation to commercial landscape operations, including preparation of accurate and competitive costs for submission to clients.
 
The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual who is capable of using their own initiative to prioritise their own busy workload yet still have the ability to contribute as part of the Estimating team. Must be able to work under pressure to achieve deadlines, have the ability to plan ahead and have a keen eye for detail.
 
General responsibilities include:
 
  • Processing and logging new tenders
  • Liaising with clients, site agents and architects and attending site meetings and visits
  • Interpreting landscape architect drawings and accurately taking off measures to produce bills of quantities
  • Calculating all pricing works during tender activities, including identifying materials and subcontract requirements and collating accurate information for suppliers and/or subcontractors to price.
  • Ensuring accuracy, competiveness and compliance of contracts
  • Preparation of detailed information on all secured contracts in order to hand over to the Contract Manger(s).
  • Providing support to the Operations teams as required throughout the period of the contract
 
Essential Requirements
 
Technical and horticultural/plant knowledge
Full driving licence
Must be IT literate with the ability to use various software packages, spreadsheets and estimating software. Specific training will be given
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
Must be able to promote a professional and efficient Company image at all times and portray a high level of technical and horticultural knowledge to the client, site agent and architect.
Will be required to undertake a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) to comply with client requirements relating to site visits.
 
Salary is competitive, dependant on qualifications and experience
 
Grace Landscapes Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer and Data Controller and any information provided in relation to this job application will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1988, GDPR and any future amendments.
Company Info
Grace Landscapes
Nunbrook Farm, 7 Leeds Road
Mirfield, BD, United Kingdom

Phone: 01924 481200
Web Site: www.gracelandscapes.com

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