OC2 Executive Search Essex, United Kingdom
Oct 26, 2017
An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a committed and talented steelwork professional to join an established, industry leading structural steelwork company in a key/pivotal role as Estimator. Our client provides Primary Structural Steelwork Refurbishment & New Build, Temporary Steelwork, Secondary Steelwork (Gantries, Grillages, Steel Lift Shafts etc.), Steel Staircase Carcasses, Main Frame Design/Detailing, Connection Design/Detailing, 3D Modelling/Detailing (to produce Fabrication Drawings), Design Coordination for Steel related Works and Fabrication to a variety of industries. Founded in the early 70s and reputed for providing a service synonymous with quality and excellence, our client has built a strong reputation for being an expert when it comes to delivering tricky/complex primary steelwork refurbishment projects (£200k - £5Mn). Consequently, they are called upon time and time again to manage some of London's highest profile steel refurbishments e.g. The Savoy (£3Mn), The Lancasters, Hyde Park (£5Mn), London Trocadero (£3Mn) etc. Whilst this client is recognised as an industry leader in the steelwork refurbishment market, they are gaining lots of attention/enquiries for their new build capabilities. The future outlook for this client is incredibly positive and you can play a pivotal role in this. This role is key to converting commercial opportunities and requires an experienced candidate who can demonstrate 10+ years experience managing enquiries and providing estimates across primary steelwork refurbishment projects. The Requirements The appointed candidate will be expected to; Fully participate in the management of all incoming enquiries. Liaise with Procurement. Execute/convert a minimum of 3 enquiries per week to estimated projects. Liaise with clients engineers, architects, other designers and internal divisions/departments. Report on status of enquiries to management at the appropriate frequency. 10+ years estimating experience on steel refurb projects. Knowledge The appointed candidate will be able to demonstrate the following experience at interview stage; Building construction knowledge. Good level of structural and civil engineering knowledge. Steelwork and Concrete design experience. Ability to read/interpret drawings. Can demonstrate pricing of projects from 50 to 1.5k tonne. Be able to price a job on demand (using experience). Experience The appointed candidate must able to demonstrate the following experience at interview stage; Plan, control and report on enquiries. Previous experience of dealing with contractors, engineers, architects. Commercial awareness of economic construction techniques. Experience of operating to an ISO 9001 quality system. Experience of 3D computer analysis systems. Understanding of costing processes. Previous experience of operating in a similar company/environment/across similar projects. Strong inter personal skills. Ability to work under own initiative. High degree of self-motivation and a commitment to quality. This is a genuine, first class opportunity for a candidate who possesses the outlined credentials. The required skills will be tested, and experience scrutinised at interview stage. This is an amazing opportunity, to work with senior management and help this progressive organisation capitalise on the enquiries the business is receiving. Should you have the ability to fulfil this role, we welcome your application.