Estimator - Signs & Large Format

London (Greater)

Job summary

Future Recruitment Ltd
Printing, Printing - Digital Printing, Printing - Screen Printing, Printing - Wide Format
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job




Up to £30K (Depending on Experience) + Pension + Overtime

Hours: Monday to Friday: 9am to 5:30pm

Our client is an independently owned signage company based in the South East. They are currently looking to recruit an Estimator to join their existing team. Training will be given should candidates not have the exact experience.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • To understand customer requirements and respond with commercially viable estimates
  • Visiting clients onsite and measure up
  • Producing quotes following client meetings
  • To detail all materials, time and services necessary to produce an estimate including overheads and profit
  • To meet with the Estimating Manager each week to provide sales figures for the week, prospective work and dead enquiries to be followed up
  • Maintain standards of excellence to ensure the company's reputation and client satisfaction
  • Ensure economical and efficient use of the company resources
  • Maintain awareness of trends and developments in the sign industry
  • Manage costs with the Estimating, Production and Design Managers
  • Develop relationships with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Be able to prioritise to achieve deadlines and company strategic objectives.

Standards for this Position: Honesty / Dedication / Trust / Responsibility / Numeracy / Organised / Accuracy / Confidence / Common Sense / Good Work Ethic

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of sign types, construction and installation
  • Experience of reviewing tenders and enquiries
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good time management skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Sense of humour
  • Ability to use office management applications such as Clarity, Microsoft Word and Excel as well as Adobe Illustrator.

Experience Needed:

  • Understanding of a sign making and printing business
  • Sales and estimating experience

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