Estimator – Construction – Oakwrights Ltd – Hereford

Oakwrights Ltd

Estimator – Construction

Location: Hereford, HR4 7PUSalary: £22K – £25K, DOEContract: Full time, Permanent

We design bespoke oak framed homes, garden buildings, garages and extensions and we want you.

We have been building beautifully styled homes on behalf of our customers since 1999, we extend properties, add a little extra space for guests or a child returning from university, we make the dreams and aspirations of our customers come true!

We have a position available for an Estimator with a background in construction or with relatable, transferable, skills to assist with the continuing growth, expansion, and profitability of Oakwrights.

As an integral part of our Estimating Team, you will be responsible for:

Designing and producing sketch up models, imagery and quotations for the client.

Carrying out full material and labour 'take off’ from sketch / proposal / planning drawings and general cost checking against first budget costings within a pre-and-post contract situation.

Assisting in the quarterly material cost checks and subsequent updating of materials costing sheet

Assisting in the smooth running of the CRM system, by correctly inputting the data

Updating the CVR excel sheets alongside the internal Oakwrights sheets

Regular discussion with design to ensure products/materials are correct

Developing a greater understanding of Oak framing and estimating to support the smooth running of the estimating department and potential areas for growth

Working to and achieve monthly target whilst retaining good communication skills and a friendly manner.

Attending client meetings, handover meetings and internal model reviews as required

To be successful in this role, you will have a selection of the following:

Experience in a construction, softwood frames, roofs, floors or similar environment.

A high level of experience in excel

Good time management skills

Good communication skills and friendly manner when dealing with clients or staff.

A positive approach and positive facility for minimising problems.

A wide-ranging general knowledge, of Timber construction oak frame building and our Country Buildings.

A keen interest in: eco-building, modern methods of construction, pre-fabrication and off-site construction, Passivhaus / low energy building.

A wide-ranging knowledge of building custom and practice or willing to rapidly develop this.

Always present Oakwrights as the problem-free solution provider giving a first rate, friendly, can-do service.

At Oakwrights, we aim to build our employees skills and knowledge and we record your progress on our skills chart and increase your pay as you grow, improve and develop.

If you would like more information on Oakwrights as a company, please visit our website.

If you feel you have the necessary skills, experience and enthusiasm to be successful in this role, click on “APPLY” today, forwarding an up-to-date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance.

Due to the large interest in this role, it is not possible to feedback to all candidates individually. If you do not hear from us within two weeks – please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

No agencies please.

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