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Landscape Estimator 44225

Employer
Fresh Horticultural Careers
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
25-27k
Closing date
1 Aug 2021
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Job Details

An exciting opportunity has opened for an estimator to join a well established and dynamic team producing estimates for Domestic and Commercial Landscaping projects. Our client is a successful domestic and commercial garden design, build and maintenance company established over 20 years ago. 

To be successful with your application you should have knowledge of the landscape industry (soft and some hard) be happy to work as part of a team, have previous knowledge of pricing works, be methodical, computer literate and possess a mathematical and practical approach to this role.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their career and grow with the company.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Senior Project Managers with quotations; entering quantities and pricing for line items.
  • Researching the cost of items such as materials, transport, labour and equipment
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with contractors and vendors
  • Getting quotes from suppliers and contractors within a specified time frame
  • Provide provisional costings (PC Sums) for new leads/enquiries
  • Conduct an analysis for each project comparing initial quotes/pc sums to finished costs for the PM team to learn from any pitfalls
  • Contribute to creating a pricing document for ease of quotations
  • Resourcing and procurement of materials and developing relationships with suppliers and manufacturers
  • Supporting the PM department in preparing, implementing and managing health & safety and quality procedures e.g CDM, RAMs etc for all projects ahead of installation

Skills and Experience:

Essential:

  • 2+ years experience within the landscaping, construction industry
  • High level of organisation and efficient time management
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Accuracy with numeracy
  • Confident IT skills and use of all Microsoft Packages; particularly Excel
  • Ability to multi-task and flexibility to re-prioritise
  • Customer handling and negotiation skills
  • Team player with ability to work independently

Desirable:

  • Experience reading and understanding technical design packages and translating them into quotations/ provisional costs.

Reward:

  • Excellent salary depending on experience
  • Ongoing training and development
  • 25 days paid holiday + bank holidays
  • Paid day off on your birthday
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • To work on exciting projects with innovative professionals within a successful, opportunity giving company.

 

 

Company

We possess over 20 years recruitment experience and have specialised in the Gardening, Landscaping and Horticulture industries since 1999. Typically we have 150+ permanent vacancies covering all areas of the horticultural industry, from operatives to senior management.To apply for any of our vacancies please complete our simple online application form by visiting www.freshhortcareers.com.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 7793 7825
Location
London
SE11 4BA
United Kingdom
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