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Estimator Roofing

Hunter Mason Consulting Ltd

Waltham Abbey


£50000 - £60000/annum


Posted: 09/06/2024

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Estimator – Hard Metal Roofing & Cladding

£40,000 - £55,000 (DOE)

Waltham Abbey

About The Company :

My Client are specialists in fully supported hard metal roofing, facades, cladding systems, and flat roofing for all types of projects. Working with some of the UKs largest manufacturers systems, including inverted hotmelt, built-up-felt warm roofs, single ply and cold applied liquid plastics, they are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor who has at least 3 years industry experience to join their growing team.

Main Duties :

Daily tasks will change depending on the day and the project but can consist of:

* Working with surveying team, organising AFP’s etc.

* Cost reporting and regular reporting of accurate reconciliations and forecasting

* Keeping track of monthly application figures and ensuring relevant departments are aware of potential budgets, financial constraints etc.

* Reviewing labour schedules and comparing to progress on site

* Candidate must be highly organised and keep chronological records of site progress and use information when submitting payment applications

* Pricing variations and changes in line with subcontract parameters

* Reviewing drawings and comparing construction drawings to tender drawings, keeping note of any changes

* Develop and foster collaborative working relationships with Client, Client Representatives and Supply Chain.

* Checking site progress (visit site), record progress and transfer onto monthly payment applications whilst recording/actioning any changes to agreed contract scope

* Managing several sub-contracts and contractors

* An in-depth general understanding of various construction sub-contracts (e.g. JCT Design and Build, NEC3 etc.) – mainly NEC.

* Compiling sub-subcontract orders including enquiry and pricing documentation. General subcontract procurement

* Timely submissions in accordance with Contract requirements to maximise profit and cash flow.

* Identifying risks and making recommendations as to how risk can be overcome.

* Be aware of contractual matters to protect the Company’s position at all times.

* Good and clear communication skills

* Approx 2 days a week visiting site

Requirements :

* Relevant qualifications in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management to degree level or equivalent (2:1 or above)

* Full driving licence required

* CSCS card ideal but not a necessity

* Strong knowledge of construction principles

* Good IT skills generally, and proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word

* Self-motivated, detail orientated and well organised

* Be able to work well with a team or individually

* Possess good communication skills

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