Our Manufacturing client in Isando is looking for an EstimatorJob DescriptionPrepare thorough and complete cost estimates for enquiries / contracts.
Review tender documents and project specifications in detail.Prepare tenders in cases where we are the main contractor.Obtain quotes from local and international suppliers.
Prepare quotes.Attend tender briefings, occasionally on site, as and when required.Analyse data such as labour costs, equipment, materials, subcontracts, overheads, insurance, mark-up, and any other costs that may affect the contracts.
Utilise drawings to provide detailed specification cost information when requesting quotes from various suppliers etc.Prepare quotes for general telephonic enquiries.
Provide information to clients on all products as and when required.Follow up on orders and liaise with the client accordingly.
Obtain and collate information for tenders.Assist Contract Managers with claims as and when required.Assist Contract Managers cost advice and price information during all stages of the contractMaintaining electronic filing systems on all enquiries.
Minimum qualification requiredDegree in Quantity Surveying / Civil Engineering orNational Diploma or B Tech qualification in the same field will also be considered (Degree will be a definite advantage)Minimum Experience required5 years in Civil Construction experience in Estimating and Quantity SurveyingJob RequirementsComputer literacyEnglish language proficiencyVery important : Ability to read technical drawingsVery important : Must be proficient in Excel and MS Word (experience with MS Projects will be beneficial)Own transportPersonality or behavioural requirements of incumbent?
Above average numerical abilityAttention to detailTeam playerAbility to interact at various levelsProblem Solving AbilityBe able to work with tight / short tender deadlinesCommunication Skills both written and verbalBE PREPARED TO WORK AFTER HOURS IF NECESSARY TO MEET DEADLINES FOR TENDERS