Junior Estimator

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Location: Sheffield

Reporting to: Operations Manager

Bellrock Property & Facilities Management Ltd provides specialist risk focussed workplace management and property management services to a wide range of complex and sophisticated clients throughout the UK. Operating in the corporate, healthcare, education, retail & leisure and local authority & central government sectors, we create and implement bespoke solutions to improve the performance and value derived from non-core activity.

As part of our continued growth, the opportunity has arisen for a Junior Estimator based in Sheffield. The successful applicant will be working closely with Operations Managers and Quantity Surveyors. Key purpose of the role will be to ensure clients receive quotes/estimates within service level agreements ensuring high standards are consistently met together with observing all legal, statutory, and regulatory requirements. On the job training will be provided.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist in the compilation of estimates & quotation requests.
  • Assist in providing alternative options and solutions to problematic repair and maintenance issues;
  • Assist in the production of project tenders.
  • Assess sourcing of plant hire, equipment, materials, labour and sub-contractor costs;
  • Review and approve sub-contractor quotations;
  • Communicate professionally with clients and colleagues;
  • Assist in subcontractor management.
  •  Assisting measuring work in progress using schedule of rates (SORs).
  •  Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or clients/customers when necessary.
  •  Build effective working relationships with clients and engineers.

Internal & External Customer Relations:

  • Always maintain the profession image of the company.
  • Maintain and build effective relationships with colleagues, clients, sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Maintain a flow of timely information to Schedulers and Operation Managers.
  • Help resolve any client-related issues or disputes.

Health & Safety:

  • Carry out work in a safe and diligent manner adhering to company policies, procedures, risk & method statements.
  •  Report any H&S issues, concerns, bad practice, or non-conformance to Senior Management.

General:

  • Understand & comply with companywide policies and procedures.
  •  Fully participate in training activities including e-learning and on-the-job training.
  •  Contribute to departmental meetings and toolbox talks.
  • Carry out other duties consistent with the post-holder’s knowledge and skills which are necessary for the satisfactory completion of contracts or business goals.
  • Comply with the Company’s equal opportunities policy and all other policies designed to protect employees or clients from unequal treatment or harassment.

Competencies:

  • Candidates will have a background in construction and will be able to show a genuine interest/reason for wanting to undertake a career in Estimating as well as a sound academic background and confident user of MS Office
  • Maths & English GCSE’s at grade C/L4 or above – essential;
  • Previous work experience in construction estimating or similar – desirable
  • Relevant construction qualification (vocational or academic)– desirable
  • Excellent communication skills academic or vocational– essential
  • Ability to accurately perform mathematical calculations – essential
  • Ability to work independently and perform self-review – essential
  • Ability to assess data quickly and make subsequent decisions – essential
  • Competence in managing large amounts of information – essential
  • The ability to work under pressure and work to deadlines – essential
  • Practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking – essential.

Core Qualities & Attributes:

  • Committed and flexible
  • Reliability – responsible and dependable.
  • Independence – able to manage own workload with minimum supervision.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Desire to serve the customer at the highest level.
  • Solutions orientated
In return Bellrock are offering a competitive salary. Working hours are Monday – Friday based on 37.5 hours per week and 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays.

In addition to this Bellrock also offers the successful candidate employer contributed pension scheme and a Company Retail Discount Scheme.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your CV and covering letter via the link or directly to recruitment@bellrockgroup.co.uk

 

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