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Roofing & Cladding Estimator

Job Description

Due to ongoing expansion and growth our client is now recruiting for an experienced Roofing Estimator to join our award-winning team.

We require an enthusiastic, highly motivated forward thinker, who possesses the ability to multitask with accuracy, whilst always ensuring our exceptionally high standards are achieved and deadlines successfully met.

The position will be predominately based in the regional Bradford office, although the successful candidate will also be required to work remotely at times as per the nature of the role.

From tender enquiry through to project completion, please see further details below:

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

* Completion of full tender process; constructing bespoke quotations, estimations and BoQ's utilising drawings, specifications and site surveying.
* Carry out preliminary checks to legal documents (tenders/contracts/agreements).
* Attend site meetings when necessary and document accordingly.
* Identify areas of risk.
* Negotiation with clients.
* Achieve optimum conversion rates and achieve desired financial margins.
* Establish, develop and maintain new and existing professional relationships.
* Calculate breakdowns/budgets for labour, material, plant etc.
* Negotiation of prices with suppliers.
* Completing material take offs.
* Monitor project costings.
* Ensuring administrative tasks are actioned and record keeping is up to date.
* Work closely with management to ensure an efficient and effective execution of each project.
* Develop and maintain own technical knowledge ensuring compliance and that current industry standards are consistently met.
* Further general duties not detailed above will be required relevant to the role and support of the overall operation.

Experience, Skills and Attributes Required:

* Demonstrable estimating experience with Pitched & Flat Roofing.
* Full UK Driving Licence.
* Eligibility to work in the UK.
* IT literate (MS Office).
* Knowledge of roof estimating software.
* Strong organisational skills.
* Excellent written and verbal skills.
* Excellent numerical and mathematical skills.
* Possess an eye for detail and able to work accurately.
* Ability to liaise effectively with colleagues, clients and suppliers at all levels.
* Offer an honest and flexible approach.

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