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Estimating Assistant

Reference: 866
Location: Any
Sector: Building Services
Type: Permanent
Salary: £16-21k

The Job

The Company

A M&E Sub contractor require an Estimating Assistant to join their team in Northampton. This is an ample opportunity for a Junior Estimator wishing to progress with a definitive career path or someone wishing to begin their career in Building Services. You will complete all administration duties with tenders including electronic and paper filing and provide general assistance to Contracts, Commercial, Buying and Accounts and the M&E Estimating Team.

The Role

The Job Role

To set up Estimating Files upon receipt of enquiries, both electronically and paper completing any further filing/addendums as they arise.
To complete and maintain archives.
To maintain Tender register and look ahead board
To send out all tender enquiries to suppliers, sub-contractors and merchants as directed.
Significantly interfaces with all supply chain members from both suppliers and subcontractors on all aspects associated with tenders from enquiry to contract award.
To chase supplier, sub-contractor and manufacturer quotations
To maintain enquiry quotation register per contract.
To complete basic estimating tasks as directed by estimators
To compile tender documents and supporting information as directed
To compile Handover Files
To answer incoming telephones, taking message or re-directing as appropriate.
Booking meeting rooms, welcoming guests and providing refreshments.
To undertake any other general support and administration duties as will be required from time to time.
To provide support and assistance to Contracts Administrator, and accounts team in peak periods.

Qualifications & Experience

The Candidate
Good understanding of the Mechanical and Electrical Building Services sector
Highly organised and able to plan and prioritise
Analytical and accurate
Excellent communicator and able to build and maintains excellent working relationships
Computer literate
Able to work under pressure