Estimator – Roof Trusses

April 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Estimator – Roof Trusses

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Estimator: An exciting new opportunity exists for a mid-level estimator with 4-5 years' relevant experience to join a growing supplier of roof trusses and metal web joists to the construction sector with over 180 years of industry leading experience.

The successful candidate will use their previous experience and first-hand knowledge of working within the roofing industry, specifically with roof trusses and metal web joists, to provide quotes and designs to customers in a timely fashion, ensuring activities are carried out with customer satisfaction in mind.

With a nationwide presence and a reputation for service and product excellence, our client is looking for Estimators or Designers that can uphold this well-earned reputation. The option of being office based or a hybrid of home and office working is available for the candidate that can demonstrate the company-wide values of integrity and respect.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare accurate designs, schedules and quotations for submission to customers
  • Ensure the best possible financial return for the business
  • Present accurate information the manufacturing department
  • Review, evaluate, prioritise and manage workload
  • Review own work for accuracy, efficiency and quality, additionally reviewing colleagues work if required
  • Liaise with sales team on project and customer specific opportunities
  • Liaise with internal operational teams
  • Maintain and update internal systems

Skills & Experiences

  • Previous design and estimating experience
  • An understanding and knowledge of roofing products (ideally roof trusses and metal web joists) and services, including the design process and methodology
  • An in-depth understanding of relevant building codes
  • The ability to assess customer requirements and build trust and confidence
  • Commercial awareness of the construction market and environment
  • Prioritisation & time and workload management
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with an enthusiastic and approachable
  • Self-motivated and organised with the ability to work at pace
  • Thorough attention to detail with an analytical approach
  • Ability to build rapport with the team and wider business

This is an exciting opportunity for a part home-based Estimator or Designer with knowledge of the roofing industry to join a well-established, friendly organisation renowned for its team of timber engineering experts, the very latest manufacturing processes, integrated supply chains and strong environmental credentials.

A competitive salary and benefits package including 31 days holiday, life insurance, employee assistance programme and company discounts are all on offer. Apply now!