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Estimator
01/08/2019
WCR
Port Louis
Rs 30,001 - Rs 35,000
01/09/2019

Our client, a service provider, is looking for an Estimator

The successful candidate will be responsible to estimate work of particular projects by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
Main responsibilities:
  • Determine the appropriate technical solution to manufacture and install the sign and materials to be used.
  • Read and understand blueprints and drawings to accurately estimate materials and labour.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of estimates by tracking actual costs and rates.
  • Consult with a cross-functional project team and outside vendors to resolve issues and formulate the most accurate estimates.
  • Find new material and service suppliers and learn about new techniques and materials related to this field of industry.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers for materials and services.
  • Prepare inquiries to material suppliers to obtain competitive pricing.
  • Assist in developing subcontractor solicitation strategies and analyzing bids.
  • Review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost effective to produce or purchase components.
  • Coordinate and closely communicate with manufacturing, purchasing, sales, engineering, and project management representatives.
  • Deliver completed cost estimates within allowable time constraints. Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Evaluate completed projects as benchmarks for future estimates. Work to narrow the difference between budget estimates and actual costs over time.
  • Assist in maintenance of a materials basis of costs and a labour basis of costs, for estimate consistency.
  • Liaise with sales team to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives.
Qualification:
  • A degree or background in Math or technical field.
  • Three to five years of previous experience as Estimator / Project Coordinator preferred.
  • Sign industry experience preferred and a big plus.
  • Construction industry experience is a plus.
Candidate profile:
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment; works well under pressure.
  • A positive attitude and professional etiquette in communicating with vendors and co-workers.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, a mechanical aptitude, and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication, organizational and math skills.
  • Ability to work on a constant moving environment and resist to high pressure level.
  • Good time-management skills.
  • Critical-thinker and problem-solver.

Adecco reserves the right:
To call only the shortlisted candidates for interview
Not to make any appointment following this advertisement nor to assign any reason whatsoever for accepting or rejecting any candidate.

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