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Estimator - Commercial Landscaping

East Midlands

TCL is a national landscape services business specialising in new build landscaping projects, encompassing both soft and hard landscape installations, ranging from small domestic designs up to £2m+ bespoke projects.

We believe it is people who push our business forward; their commitment, vision and attitudes make the company a success and are looking for a Estimator based in our Little Eaton office.

Role Requirements

The successful candidate will work on their own initiative and organise themselves to deliver an effective service including:

  • Analysing clients BOQ’s and technical specifications
  • Extracting information from tender drawings including taking off quantities manually and using IT software
  • Compiling bills of quantities
  • Collating quotations to calculate materials, equipment and labour costs and where appropriate looking for alternative delivery methods and pricing to maintain a competitive advantage
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Utilising different computing packages and online tendering portals
  • Preparing and submitting compliant tenders to meet required deadlines
  • Liaising with other elements of the business to assist in the handover of projects
  • Following up on tender submissions, monitoring and updating tender registers and compiling reports for senior management

Candidate Profile

  • Good awareness of the tendering and estimating process
  • A high level of IT proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Ability to work to a high degree of accuracy
  • Able to demonstrate professional communications at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

The successful candidate will be well presented, well-mannered and punctual, a dynamic individual with a can do attitude. A team player with the ability to work alone when required, the successful candidate will be diligent under pressure while working to tight deadlines.

Estimating experience within the construction industry is essential and relevant knowledge of the landscape/groundwork industry would be advantageous.

How to apply

If you consider you have the above qualities and wish to apply please email your CV and covering letter to Anthony Milner, Director - Commercial Landscaping at amilner@tclgrp.co.uk