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Technical Estimator

Salary: £30,000Start date: ASAPLocation: ChesterContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius are recruiting for a Technical Estimator ideally in Chester. Our client is a one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers, delivering lead sheet and a wide range of ancillary products to builders’ merchants nationwide.
Also specialising in lead engineering: Designing, manufacturing, and installing radiation shielding and other products for the nuclear, defence, healthcare, construction, industrial and research markets.

The Role - Technical Estimator
Reporting to the Head of Projects, you’ll be responsible for preparing costings for healthcare shielding systems and construction-based projects for customers, ensuring that all estimating work is completed in the most timely, accurate, efficient and effective manner possible.

You’ll work in conjunction with other departments (including Sales, Production, and Project Management) to produce costings for each opportunity, determining the selling price and submitting quotations to the client. The role will also include visiting customer premises across the UK for meetings and to conduct surveys from time to time.

The Package
As a Technical Estimator, you’ll benefit from:
  • A salary in the region of £30,000
  • Permanent contract, working 35 hours per week, Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 5pm, and Friday 8:30am to 12:30pm
  • Based at our premises located on Sealand Road, on the outskirts of Chester City Centre
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
Our Requirements – Technical Estimator
  • Proven experience of technical estimating within a construction or manufacturing environment
  • A construction, manufacturing or engineering related qualification
  • Ability to interpret engineering and construction drawings
  • Good IT skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • A valid UK driving licence (company vehicle provided for business use)
Although not essential, the ability to work with architectural specifications and bill of quantities (BOQs) would be advantageous.

Should you feel suitable for the role or wish to pursue similar roles in the area, please don't hesitate to contact Daniel at Cordius - Derby on 01332 287766

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