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Vacancy: Flooring estimator

9 Feb 2018

We’re looking for a good flooring contractor estimator for a major flooring contractor.

The Company

Based in the south east, this well-establised and respected flooring contractor has a substantial quantity of projects to quote for.

The company’s principal markets are new build and refurbishment in the Office, Leisure, Retail, Education, Financial and Medical sectors.

The Company has grown organically throughout the past thirty five years and has dynamic plans for future growth. It aims to capitalise upon the opportunities within the UK economy and continue to increase its market share.

The Director is are currently proactive in developing strategies for the future growth of the company, its products and staff.

The Position

As part of the above plans our client is currently seeking to appoint an Estimator. This is an important position to facilitate further growth for the Company. As such the position is a central part of the Company’s plans to grow its business and to raise its profile within the marketplace.

They will take full responsibility for the creation and development of accurate and competitive tenders for Main Contractors. 

The role would be based at offices in the northern home counties.

Qualifications and experience

Our client is seeking a professional person with experience in flooring estimating. You must have a background in estimating successfully to the main contractor base. Formal qualifications are less important than a practical approach and the ability to get on with people.

You will have a minimum of 2/3 years proven successful estimating experience.

You may also be a Quantity Surveyor.

Training will be provided, as required, to enable the successful candidate to fit in to this market sector and the company itself.

The candidate’s personal attributes will include ambition, drive and enthusiasm. They will be an emotionally mature individual who has a strong, resilient nature and a “streetwise” attitude.

An ability to work closely within a team is important. Other personal characteristics are honesty, integrity and a strong work ethic!

Candidate must be conversant in Callidus Estimating Software, Spreadsheets, fully understand all aspects of flooring contracting i.e. Broadloom Carpet, Carpet tiles, Vinyl sheet & tiles, Rubber sheet & tiles, decorative timber finishes etc.

He/She will be expected to attend meetings to negotiate projects up to £5m in value.
 
Candidate will be of smart appearance, fully understand English language, be a go getter with a dynamic personality.
Current driving licence to have no more than 3 points.
 

Remuneration

The successful candidate will receive a package comprising the following:

  1. Competitive salary with potential to increase this on a performance basis.
  2. A performance-led bonus package.
  3. Other major company benefits.
  4. Company car - Audi A4 Avant
Job Reference:
BW 2018 / 04
Job Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
ASAP
Skills:
Flooring estimating, Callidus software
Location:
Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, London, South East
Industry:
Estimator
Salary From:
40 000
Salary To:
50 000
Salary Term:
Annual
Salary Benefits:
10% bonus, company car, healthcare, pension