Drylining EstimatorDrylining

Drylining Estimator - Drylining - £45k to £50k - Kent. My client require an ambitious Estimator who will join their expanding Drylining division. The right candidate would ideally have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working for a Drylining Subcontractor and be competent in the measurement and pricing of Drywall Partitioning Systems, Suspended ceilings, insulation and internal finishes for packages between £100k – £5m in value. The candidate should have excellent attention to detail, good organisational skills and be capable of scheduling and managing their own time.

About the Client:

With over 20 years previous experience, my client have quickly built a name for themselves as a reliable and quality contractor, with core services including painting and decorating, carpentry and drylining. Each of the departments is headed up by a fully qualified, time-served contracts manager which provides their clients with a single point of senior management contact. Based within the M25 (Swanley, Kent), they are ideally situated to service projects in London and the South East. As both a CHAS and Construction Line accredited company, health, safety and welfare is their absolute priority and they have a 100% CSCS qualified workforce.

About the Role:

  • Tendering and securing large projects values
  • Working on projects up to the value of £3million
  • Ability to negotiate with clients and offer input during the tender process
  • Negotiating with suppliers and obtaining competitive quotations
  • Good IT knowledge and ability to work in our bespoke Excel software packages
  • Expectation to meet client tender deadlines
  • Good team ethics and ability to hand over contracts smoothly to Contracts department

About the Candidate:

  • Proven experience within an Estimator position within a Drylining Sub-Contracting for at least 3 years
  • Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales
  • Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Have good practical organisation skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling
  • Be able to provide both summarised and detailed reports, on current activities. Priorities and organise, taking a methodical approach
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic with a high standard of personal performance
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Present information clearly, concisely and professionally
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels of seniority from the workface through to Senior Management level
  • ‘Can do’ attitude to work
  • Team player
  • Must live a commutable distance to Swanley, Kent (PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE NOT LIVING IN THE UK)

Points of Appeal:

  • Competitive salary/package reflective of industry level if not more
  • Working closely with and reporting to the company director
  • An opportunity to join a progressive contractor where you will have the chance to take the company to the next level
  • Autonomous environment
  • Working alongside large reputable principle contractors on prestigious projects


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Grace Murphy on 0203 640 8989 or email g.murphy@humres.co.uk