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Managing Painting Estimator

As a Managing Estimator you will be responsible for providing quotations for the large range of Painting Enquiries we receive. This will involve being both Office Based and carrying out Site Visits.

LOCATION: Peveril Decorators, Haydock Park Road, Osmaston Park Ind. Est., Derby, DE24 8HT

START DATE: As soon as available                  SALARY:   Competitive


Pricing of Bills of Quantities / Schedules of Rates, carrying out Take Offs from drawings provided and putting together well presented and competitive tender packages for the required date. Site visits will involve meeting customers and carrying out site measures or assessing the labour resources and materials required in order to quote for the project. You will be required to establish good relationships with our customers and suppliers and will also be involved in strategically following up your quotations to secure projects, working alongside our QS Team to monitor our existing workload. Compilation of the Estimating monthly Board Report. This Role carries a high degree of autonomy and you will be a pivotal and key member of our Team.


Successful applicants will be analytical, organised and honest with the ability to communicate effectively with their clients, trade teams and immediate colleagues. Proven experience of pricing and working in the sub-contract finishing trade industry and strong IT Skills will be essential. The role will suit those who will relish the responsibility and high degree of autonomy they will gain from working alongside an excellent Team of Surveyors in a Company with a proven track record.


Competitive salary

Company car and private mileage scheme

25 days holiday per year (plus Christmas Eve & 8 bank holidays)

Service days awarded for length of service

Entry into the Group Personal Pension Scheme

Private Health Insurance (subject to a qualifying period)

Eye care voucher scheme

Training & Development Opportunities.

All interested applicants to Email: with your current CV and covering letter for the attention of Tim Fitzgerald, Director.

Bowmer and Kirkland is an equal opportunities employer.

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