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Cladding Estimator

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West Midlands
Canley, Coventry
Salary Description:
17 Sep 2018
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Roofing company within the construction industry is looking to hire an experience Cladding Estimator to their team.


Working alongside the contracts manager and installation team, you will be required to prepare tenders while also attracting new business using existing clients and bringing on new ones.

Main responsibilities for the role will include:

-Preparing, negotiating and winning tender bids
-Work alongside directors to utilize client meetings and provide new business
-Promote and develop relationships with clients
-Secure relationships with new premier suppliers, while also continuing to develop relationships with existing ones
-Procurement of materials, equipment, and labor costs
-Prepare accurate take-offs from drawings
-Negotiation of prices from both suppliers and sub-contractors
-Manage estimation and commercial aspects as well as surveyors on roofing and cladding projects
-Understand and interpret site requirements while liaising with the drawing office
-Update database and keep records of client interactions
-Create handover documents for contracts manager and installation teams
-Working with customers to ensure that project schedules are kept to
-Create bids for new contracts
-Ensure implementation of projects run smoothly across all departments

The ideal candidate will come from a construction background with a minimum of 5 years experience working in the cladding/ roofing industry.

Along with this, you will ideally have:

-Experience producing tenders and undertaking take-offs from construction drawings
-Be able to interpret drawings to an expert level
-Experience in Roofing, cladding, built up systems and also seam systems
-A network of clients with good relationships
-Excellent communication skills
-Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office
-Good professional telephone skills

Please send your CV to be considered for this exciting and unique opportunity.

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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.

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