Service Sales/Estimator – Roofing
Job Type : Permanent, Full Time
Salary : £40000 – £60000/annum
Shackleton Duke are very happy to announce, that with our client we are looking to recruit 1/2 Service Sales/Estimator – for offices in Hamilton (Stoney Creek) and Cambridge, Ontario.
This position is a new position for the company after increased sales and production within the roofing division and a fantastic start to 2018.
Our client is a leading building envelope & roofing contractor, with branches all across Canada and the United States. Offering a very competitive compensation and benefits package, and striving to have a family work environment, stability, the opportunity to advance your career, and much, much more.
The position encompasses 3 roles Sales, Service and Estimating for project as roof replacement, repair, service maintenance etc. within ICI and looking to increase their presence in the School Board, and Industrial sectors across South East Ontario
Are you ready to experience and be part of:
Work for one of Canada's Best Managed Companies
Rewarding, challenging, fast-paced work in an excellent environment
Be part of a dynamic team while using your innovation and creativity daily
Develop life skills by learning and growing both personally and professionally
Be part of a company that offers career advancement opportunities
Employee and Family Assistance Program offered to all employees and their families
Excellent benefits program including; Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and RRSP matching
This position will be based out of our Hamilton (Stoney Creek) and Cambridge Branches, reporting to the Service Managers. The position of “Service Sales/Estimator” is a skilled role, in which the Service Sales/Estimator works out how much it is going to cost to supply products and services in order to complete the repairs needed. This position works closely with the Service Manager in order to keep up to date with all ongoing change to jobs in the field. Due to the fact that this is a service job you will be required to respond to multiple requests and prioritize accordingly.
Responsibilities of the Service Sales/Estimator Include:
Understand and prepare takeoffs/estimates for assigned jobs
Attending pre-tender site meetings to prepare an accurate estimate
Understand the client’s wants and needs. Give him/her what they want, only offer suggestions or alterations when asked to or deemed required
Prepare quotations and tenders. Stay current on Addendums and drawing revisions before time of tender. Tenders to be checked before closing.
Be aware and informed of all new materials or techniques in your field by attending material manufacturer’s seminars, trade shows, etc.
Follow-up on your quotes and tenders and confirm the outcome
Review all contracts and accepted quotations. Review with the department Manager for final approval
Write up work orders completely and in a concise and timely manner so to assist scheduling and purchasing of materials at the best prices.
Prepare materials order sheets for jobs
Maintain and grow ongoing business relationships through direct and frequent communication.
Initiating & developing relationships with key decision makers in all serviceable markets.
Develop good working relationships with current clients to ensure full quality and satisfaction
Coordinating own efforts with national and local Business Development.
Develop new clients; maintain and grow ongoing business relationships through direct and frequent communication.
Identifying and sourcing out prospective clients from various sectors to achieving business targets.
Generate leads for new business
Remote interactions and presentations / demos.
Supporting corporate initiatives and business development objectives.
Traveling and supporting both the Hamilton and Cambridge Branch
Skills/Qualifications of the Service Sales/Estimator Include:
Minimum 5 years’ experience in roof-related estimating
Previous experience in sales in the ICI, Industrial, Educational Construction is required
Field installation or service work experience is preferred
Solid construction knowledge base with emphasis on Building Envelope Design is required
Excellent time management skills; ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment
Excellent customer service skills and the ability to build strong relationships
Strong negotiation and sales skills
Strong communication and organizational skills
Experienced in using computer programs specific to this role (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Project, Bluebeam, On-Screen Take-Off)
Willing to travel between Cambridge and Hamilton branches and surrounding area, more than 70% of time
Additional Role Information:
*Please note: This position will be responsible for the Service Sales/Estimating for our Cambridge and Hamilton (Stoney Creek) branches. The qualified candidate must be willing to travel to both branches and surrounding areas frequently