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Date Added: Fri 24/05/2024


Holmer, HR4, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Estimator | South East Region with the need to travel to site - you will be ideally situated Reading/M4 Corridor towards London | Monday to Thursday - 8.00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. with 1-hour unpaid lunch | Competitive salary based on experience

Welcome to Central Group, where expertise meets excellence in commercial roofing and cladding solutions across the UK. As a leading specialist in the field, we boast an extensive network of seven regional branches strategically located to serve our clients with unparalleled efficiency.

Central Group stands tall as one of the foremost names in the industry. From private clients seeking bespoke solutions to esteemed government departments and respected specifiers in the construction realm, our reach extends far and wide, catering to the diverse needs of architects, surveyors, and estate managers alike.

This is a versatile role with responsibility for Surveying and Estimating.

To succeed in this role, you will have a full understanding of the financial management of the contract from understanding the costs of the project and management of these to fulfilling the business's Gross and Net Margin requirements and the overall management of the valuation.                                     

Are you the right person for the job?

Experience in managing projects in a similar industry
Good working knowledge of surveying, estimating and contract conditions, regulations, program and risk management, and cost control
A full UK Driving Licence
Previous experience in surveying and estimating
Ability to prioritise work to ensure tasks are completed within time constraints.
IT proficient
The following qualifications/certificates are required but not essential as Central Group can provide this training:   SMSTS, CSCS Card, 1st Aid at Work, Working at height, Hot Works, CISRS Scaffold Inspection, FASET Netting Inspection, and Asbestos Awareness
Willing to undertake additional training or vocational qualifications as required, including annual training and DBS checks
Main duties and responsibilities

Attend site meetings as required
Completion of detailed site surveys
Analysis of tender documentation, including technical documents to prepare estimates
Consulting with subcontractors and suppliers to discuss estimates and resolve issues and inquiries
Communicating with potential customers, colleagues, and suppliers to arrange site visits and site measures
Travelling to job sites to gather information on materials needed, labour requirements, and other factors
Identifying and quantifying cost factors, such as production time and raw material, equipment, and labour expenses
Analyse quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure pricing requirements are fulfilled
Submission of tenders and quotations
Handing over successful projects to the construction team in a clear and concise manner
Obtaining quotes from third parties, scaffolders, builders, and M&E
Providing Programmes of Work
Pricing of all Vos
Updating accounts as and when VOs are instructed
Providing assistance to Procurement and help with any queries
Produce information for all PQQs and send these on to the client
Periodical presentation of department position during Planning Meetings
You will be required as part of your role to be in the office a minimum of 2 days per week as well as undertaking site visits
What can you expect in return?

Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme with Standard Life (5% employee and 5% employer)
Life Assurance x salary
Celebration days/Christmas party
Christmas Shutdown
Private Medical (after a successful 6-month probation period)
Mental Health First Aiders
Long Service Awards
Enhanced Maternity & Paternity pay after 2 years within the role
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Employee Assistance Programme
My strength (EAP)
ToothFairy (Dental care help)
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