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Estimator- DC Flooring [CLOSED]

Full Time 2500.00 - 4000.00 USD Type: Monthly

Join the revolution in industrial and commercial flooring with DC Flooring! They are not just a company; they are a family-run organisation with a forward-thinking approach and a sterling reputation for delivering top-notch services.

DC Flooring is committed to setting new standards within the industry, offering unparalleled advice, quotations, and flooring solutions tailored to the client's needs and budget.

As a company, it has grown significantly over the past few years, consistently delivering excellent work, which has seen it rapidly expanding the team and refining its processes. Their ultimate aim? To become the biggest industrial flooring company in the South of England.

The dynamic team, based in Basildon, Essex, covers various roles from estimators and contracts managers to fieldworkers. They are proud of their culture, and described as "collaborative, friendly, and easy to get along with."

๐ŸŒฑ DC Flooring encourages and trusts everyone to take ownership of their roles, leading to quality work that speaks for itself.

DC Flooring is more than a workplace. It is a family-run company where long-term commitment is common, with many staff members staying with the company for over 15 years.

Ready to join the DC Flooring family? If you're looking for a supportive environment where your ideas are valued and your efforts are recognised, then DC Flooring is the perfect fit for you.

As a Sales Estimator at DC Flooring, you'll play a pivotal role in their growing team, contributing to their success by providing accurate quotations and exceptional customer service.

Collaborating closely with the existing estimating team and construction administrator, you'll be an integral part of their pre-construction process.

Your interactions won't be limited to colleagues; you'll engage with potential and current clients, discussing project details and ensuring we offer competitive pricing.

Once projects are secured, you'll facilitate a seamless handover to their contract managers. Reporting to the companyโ€™s senior estimators, you'll have the opportunity to learn and thrive in a dynamic environment.

Responsibilities ๐Ÿ“‹

๐Ÿ“ Utilise take-off software (Bluebeam) to calculate sizes and quantities from drawings.

๐ŸŒ Create detailed quotations using their specialised system called simPRO!

๐Ÿ“ Analyse project specifications to determine material and labor requirements.

๐Ÿ“ˆ Collaborate with the sales team to generate leads and secure new business.

๐Ÿค Provide accurate quotations to new and existing clients.

๐Ÿ”„ Ensure a smooth transition of projects to the project management team.

Onboarding Process ๐Ÿš€

Upon joining, you'll undergo comprehensive product training, familiarising yourself with the companyโ€™s installation systems. Additionally, web-based training will introduce you to their computer systems and their usage.

Your onboarding will be ongoing, supported by their experienced estimators and managing director.

Join DC Flooring, a rapidly growing company committed to enhancing internal processes and becoming a market leader in the companyโ€™s sector.

You'll have the chance to contribute to their growth and success, working in an environment that fosters career progression. With a focus on investment in their systems, marketing, and SEO, you'll be a part of a very exciting journey.

The First Few Weeks ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ

Your initial weeks will involve intensive training to build a strong foundation. You'll acquaint yourself with the team, the companyโ€™s products, and the systems they strongly rely on.

Requirements ๐ŸŒŸ

To excel in this role, you should possess strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and excellent communication abilities. Experience with take-off software and estimating processes is advantageous.

Working Hours โฐ

This is a full-time position with working hours from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday. The candidates should be able to work within the UK time-zone (starting at 7 a.m. and finishing at 4 p.m. UK time), ensuring effective collaboration with their team.

To excel in this role, you need to have:

The ideal candidate for the Sales Estimator role at DC Flooring possesses a set of qualities that can't be ignored.

They have well-developed communication skills, allowing them to interact smoothly with colleagues and engage customers effectively.

Their strong organisational abilities help them coordinate tasks while staying dedicated to achieving the overall objective.

Mandatory Skills and Experience:

๐Ÿ”ข Strong with Numbers: The candidate should demonstrate a keen ability for working with numbers and paying close attention to details.

๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ Great at Communicating: Their excellent communication skills stand out, helping them easily engage with colleagues and make a positive impression on clients.

๐Ÿ“… Strong Organisation: Their organisational abilities empower them to manage multiple tasks smoothly, always staying on track.

๐Ÿ’ก Motivated for Opportunities: Their drive and energetic approach enable them to consistently discover new possibilities.

Must-Haves ๐ŸŽฏ

โœ… Minimum of 2 Years Estimating Expertise: The candidate should have a solid 2 years of experience in construction estimating, a background that extends beyond industrial flooring.

Additional Tasks ๐Ÿ“

๐Ÿ“œ Understanding Specifications: They have a remarkable ability to understand and interpret project specifications, ensuring a comprehensive grasp of project nuances.

๐Ÿ“ Interpreting Drawings: They possess a clear understanding of construction drawings; confidently extracting accurate measurements and insights.

๐Ÿ’ฐ Skilled in Negotiation: Proficient in negotiation, they play a crucial role in securing deals that contribute to the company's success.

๐Ÿ“Š Creating Templates: They actively contribute by developing new estimating templates for innovative products and processes.

๐Ÿ“ž Effective Follow-Up: They consistently demonstrate commitment in tasks like pursuing quotations and diligently updating systems.

๐Ÿ’ปTechnical Proficiency: They display impressive proficiency in navigating digital tools, making them skilled at handling various software and applications.

Their Greatest Asset ๐Ÿ’ฌ

A unique blend of impeccable communication skills and a commitment to detail positions them as an invaluable team player.

Nice-to-Haves ๐ŸŒ 

๐Ÿ—๏ธ Quantity Surveying Background: While not mandatory, a background in quantity surveying aligns seamlessly with this role.

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Software Fluency: Familiarity with tools like Bluebeam, SimPRO, and HubSpot adds an extra layer of suitability to their profile.

Ready to embark on a journey where your skills find their true purpose? Join DC Flooring and be part of a team that's reshaping the industry. Apply now to be part of something remarkable!

Whatโ€™s in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary: Earn $2500-$4000 per month, reflecting your expertise.
  • Flexible Overtime: Take on extra hours for increased earnings.
  • Paid Holidays: Enjoy paid time off for relaxation and rejuvenation.
  • Performance Bonuses: Unlock extra income through performance-based bonuses.
  • Salary Growth: Annual reviews offer the potential for salary increase.
  • Development Opportunities: Open doors to broader roles within the company.
  • Generous Leave: Get 20 days' annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Sick Pay: Receive 5 paid sick days annually.

Elevate your career at DC Flooring. Apply now for a rewarding journey!

*Please note that this is a gross salary and that you are responsible for any tax-related procedures in your country of residence. We kindly ask you to apply only if you are happy to work remotely as an independent contractor.

This job opening is actively seeking the perfect candidate and will close once found. To ensure your application is considered, take the time to carefully read the job description and submit a high-quality application that stands out.

JobRack has been contracted by DC Flooring to support them in their hiring process on their behalf.

As part of this the JobRack team has gained a full understanding of the needs of DC Flooring and will review, filter, screen and test candidates in line with this.

Candidates that best meet the needs of DC Flooring will be submitted as part of a final short list. Feedback will be provided throughout the process.

At the request of DC Flooring applications for this position must be submitted through JobRack and direct contact with the employer is not desired. If you have any questions, please contact JobRack at: john@jobrack.eu

The hiring process for this position will include the following steps:

  1. Completing the application form on JobRack.
  2. Recording a short video introduction of yourself.
  3. If shortlisted, completing test tasks.
  4. Attending video interviews to discuss your previous experience and the new role in more detail.

In case you are applying for a full-time role: Please note that this position requires 100% commitment and is not suitable for those seeking a side job, freelance work, or part-time employment. It is important to only apply if you intend this to be your primary and only full-time job. Any attempts to work multiple full-time jobs without the knowledge of your employer may result in termination and a ban from applying to other jobs on the JobRack site.

โ€“ Only candidates from Eastern Europe are eligible to apply โ€“

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DC Flooring

DC Flooring was established in 1999, since then we have been supplying and installing quality flooring throughout the UK. We pride ourselves on being...

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