FJA are working with a leading wastewater utility solutions provider and largest independent drainage specialist in the UK.  We are recruiting for an Estimator to be based in the Sewer Renovation Team in Manchester.
This role provides the right candidate the opportunity to work and develop within the specialist sewer renovation / CIPP rehabilitation division.
Working closely with the Divisional Manager and Business Development Manager Your responsibilities asEstimator will be:
  • Create quotations using agreed rates and CRM system for approval by the Divisional Manager
  • Obtain material suppliers and specialist subcontractor quotes when required
  • Depending on the project type you will then pass the project over to a sales lead to close the sale, or maintain ownership up until the receipt of purchase order
  • At receipt of order the Estimator will then complete thorough handover of project to service delivery teams
  • During delivery of the project you will provide advice where requested on any commercial aspects of the project
  • Due to the fast paced nature of the department the candidate must have good time management skills and be able to work quickly and accurately on a number of IT platforms to meet strict deadlines
  • Take ownership of estimating process for all routine enquiries from initial contact to contract award
  • Populate and update CRM and any other relevant systems with opportunities and quotes in a timely and accurate manner to ensure business has accurate management information
  • Provide sales support to department BDM
About You/Experience:
  • Ideally 2 years plus experience estimating drainage and / or sewer renovation projects or experience delivering similar projects on site
  • Use of cloud based IT systems
  • Some basic knowledge of typical contracts such as NEC
  • Be able to support accurate estimating, when required support the bid team on tender submissions
  • Technical support will be provided by the Divisional Manager and Technical Manager but the ideal candidate will have enough experience to take ownership of routine projects immediately
Key Attributes:
  • Technical knowledge of utilities and / or drainage
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft office, outlook, CRM experience
  • High level of numeracy
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Mobile phone
  • Health cash plan
  • Free onsite parking
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Friendly working environment
This role will involve site visits and overnight travel may be required
If you are looking for a challenging Estimator role and want to work for a forward-thinking Company, then click on the 'apply now’ button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not always able to reply to all applications. If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, then please accept that your application has been unsuccessful for the role we currently have advertised.
Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.
Finlay Jude Associates Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.
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