Job Title: Estimator / Planner

Reports to: Operations Manager

Job Type: Permanent / full time

Salary range: £25,000 -£35,000.00 per year

JOB DESCRIPTION

Construction Linx are a triple award winning, driven, dependable and dynamic facilities management and refurbishment projects specialist. We are a small family team based in Crewe, Cheshire offering our wide range of services and solutions to a variety of commercial clients.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who wishes to become part of our team and who possesses the drive to succeed. We are looking for proactive solution providers and actively encourage employee inclusion and process improvements.

We offer a competitive salary and performance bonus scheme, pension, increasing annual holidays and our special gift of your “Birthday Day Off”.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Estimates

Carry out Pre Quote surveys at site taking photos and notes within the pre-set time allotted

Create job specification and produce raw job costs in cost sheet

Have a knowledge of applicable Building and related regulations

Write specification and Send quote and update ACT

Sending or presenting quotations to clients.

Planner

Speak with the project co-ordinator and site supervisor and carry out a job handover via site visit.

Create GANTT chart for programme of works

Put together a Bill of materials for project co-ordinator

Working alongside the project co-ordinator create the health and safety documentation

Oversee and order quantities of initial plant & building materials required to start the job

General

Update ACT for role responsibility and for house keeping

Understand & implement the aspirational essence of 5S & 8 wastes principals and communicate to both employed and sub-contractors as the way we work

Take ownership of your element of the procedures identified above, especially the constant updating of records and database cleanliness

Take responsibility for producing the daily/weekly/monthly reports required for our business as well as producing the Key Performance Indicator information when requested

Ensure all works are carried out to CDM regulations with the support of the Health & Safety consultant by making sure all paper is onsite and complete.

Training

Assisting in training the Project Co-ordinator to understand costings, building regulations, construction techniques and processes etc

KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS REQUIRED

– Possession of strong presentation and negotiation skills.

– Previous trade or planning experience.

– Excellent interpersonal skills.

– PC literacy

– Confident and professional business manner.

– Ability to work to deadlines and SLA.

– Good knowledge of CDM

– Ensure health and safety standards in the workplace are adhered to.

If you feel you have the experience and skills to join our award winning team, please send a copy of your CV to recruitment@constructionlinx.co.uk