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Estimator/ Surveyor

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Stockport, Greater Manchester
Salary Description:
£25000 - £30,000
17 Sep 2018
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Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Estimator/ Surveyor to work from their Stockport site.

General Responsibilities

To support the sales and estimating the function of the group in relation to sales and estimating in line with core processes and work instructions.

Specific Responsibilities

Site Survey / Estimating

This role will be 50 / 50 split between site & office duties.

• Visiting customers and sites nationwide and potential overnight stays

• Complete site surveys, obtaining site information and feeding this back to the sales and administration team

• Problem solving and solution finding on site.

• Preparation of estimates, quotations, and drawings using the computer software in a timely manner.

• Interpret site surveys and prepare quotation drawings on behalf of other members of the sales team

• Calculate & inquiry review quotations including completion of the quotation progress sheet

• Present, send and distribute quotations

• Deal with customer issues and direct to the relevant department.

• Process job files inc completion of the job progress sheet and contract review.

• Translate the contract requirements into clear, accurate and complete, manufacturing instructions for

Data input in the drawing office

• Chase manufacture information on behalf of the Sales Team e.g. colors, entry panel details etc

• Check drawings and specifications QA416 (produced by other Design Office Personnel)

• Approve and send QA416 manufacture drawings and follow up.

• Attend weekly production meetings.

• Liaise with other members of the sales team.

• Preparation of specific Risk assessments from the survey.

• Ensuring all people internally and externally involved are regularly kept up to date both verbally and via email

• Working to deadlines and have a good attention to detail

Quality System

• Complete internal quality audits.

Interfaces With.

Managing Director. Senior Management, Sales Team, Design Office, Purchasing, Production, Inspection, Customers.

Additional Responsibilities:

• Purchasing in the absence of the Group Buyer

• Perform any other reasonable duties as required.

• Comply with all Company health and safety requirements including on site

Hours of work:
Monday to Friday: 08.00 - 16.45
Basic 40 hours.

Year 1 – 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
Year 2 – 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
Stakeholder pension scheme

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Core Values

Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions


Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

Wish everyone looked after us like you.

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