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Sales Estimator - Building Products

A Sales Estimator is responsible for estimating how much it will cost the company to manufacture or build a certain item. The Estimator uses drawings and project specifications for the items to estimate their cost and determine how long it will take to manufacture. The Company uses estimates to bid for work with clients.

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities:
• Estimating the total project cost, including design, procurement, manufacture and delivery.
• Preparation of estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
• Liaising with the external sales team to ensure leads and enquiries are followed up in an efficient and
professional manner.
• Provide support to the external sales team.
• Maintain relationships with existing clients through proactive contact
• Ability to balance pricing issues with customer requirements.
• Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing technical publications.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
• Extensive knowledge and experience in the capacity of Estimator.
• Strong understanding of the individual roles played by clients, contractors and consultants.
• Excellent commercial awareness and analytical skills.
• Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

How to apply

Quantity Surveyor - CA Roofing Services

Reporting to the Surveying Manager the post holder will take responsibility for a wide range of commercial projects within our busy contracting division.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and agreeing valuations with clients and ensuring payments are received in accordance with subcontract agreements 
  • Preparing accurate take off of material quantities from drawings 
  • Follow procedures to ensure proper allocation of job cost 
  • Pricing of contract variations 
  • Preparing subcontractor payment certificates, calculation and allocation of subcontractor payments and updating spreadsheets accordingly 
  • Assist in the control of supply chain ensuring full visibility of liabilities 
  • Issue of subcontract enquiries, comparison of quotes, undertake negotiations and placing of comprehensive orders 
  • Contribute to the formulation of monthly financial reports 
  • Negotiation and agreement of final accounts with main contractor QS 
  • Cash flow forecasting across all contracts to project company turnover
  • Liaising with estimating, design, purchasing and contracts teams to ensure any changes and potential cost overspends are identified as soon as practicable, ensuring costs are recovered and future overspends avoided wherever possible 
  • Working with the Commercial Manager to provide cost control and reporting on individual contracts, as well as overview and cost management of all contracts for CA Roofing Services division 
  • Supervision and training of assistant / trainee QS 
  • General administration duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Confident personality with the ability to communicate across all disciplines and at all levels within the organisation 
  • Previous experience of working for a specialist sub-contractor essential 
  • Cladding knowledge preferred 
  • Pro-active, flexible approach with an ability to work to deadlines.

How to apply

Estimator - Roofing Services Division

CA Group Ltd requires an Estimator within their Roofing Services Division. The individual will require creativity to assess the quotation specification and formulate the most cost effective solution. The ideal candidate will take great pride in their work, possess a strong commercial focus and be a team player.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and develop close working relationships with clients, architects, contractors.
  • Prepare detailed estimates by gathering all data required to formulate budget costings.
  • The review and preparation of tender documents.
  • Present prepared estimates by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications.
  • Responsibility for estimating the total project cost, including design, procurement, manufacture and delivery.
  • Liaise with the external sales team to ensure leads and enquiries are managed in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Strive to retain existing clients and ensure the maximum longevity of your relationship with the Company through proactive contact and appropriate relationship development.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of three years’ experience within a similar role
  • Experience liaising with architects and main contractors
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good communication, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Experience within the Roofing and Cladding industry beneficial although not essential

How to apply

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

It is essential that the successful candidate has extensive experience performing maintenance operations on conventional machines (Lathes / Milling Machinery).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics and computer-generated reports.
  • Confer with engineers/contractors and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions and provide technical information.
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation.
  • Provide feedback to managers with a degree of accuracy.
  • Able to recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.
  • Establish and co-ordinate the maintenance and safety procedures, service schedule and supply of materials required for maintaining machines and equipment in the prescribed condition.
  • Collaborate with electrical/mechanical engineers and other personnel to identify, define and solve machine related problems.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Mechanically biased with electrical knowledge as an advantage.
  • Previous experience of using lathes and milling equipment.
  • Previous experience of working in a lean manufacturing background.
  • Experience of working within a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work at height.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, under pressure and unsupervised.
  • Ability to manage projects to tight deadlines and to co-ordinate personnel.
  • Quality and Health & Safety awareness.
  • Experience on hydraulics and pneumatics systems.
  • ONC/HNC educated in an electrical or mechanical discipline.

How to apply

How to apply

To apply for any of the vacancies above, please email your CV with covering letter to careers@cagroup.co.uk or to the postal address below;

Human Resources
CA Group Limited
Evenwood Industrial Estate
Copeland Road
Evenwood
County Durham
DL14 9SF