Experienced Modular Building Design & Estimating Technician


Experienced Modular Building Design & Estimating Technician

Wernick Refurbished Buildings are seeking a Modular Estimating and Design Technician. The ideal candidate will be driven, enthusiastic and have high levels of organisational ability. The role will be based at the Refurbished Buildings Depot in Shipton, York.  This is a permanent, office based post offering a competitive salary, personal pension plan and industry competitive holidays and benefits.

This position will be based in our estimating/design/technical office and will require someone with the ability to carry out all aspects of estimating and design within a busy construction office. The ideal candidate will have experience in AutoCad and Revit, be numerate, have good interpersonal skills and be willing to learn new skills.

Job description:

  • Estimating
  • Designing and drawing layouts, foundation plans and elevations for modular projects
  • Learning technical information relative to refurbished modular buildings
  • Assisting with allocated “fresh enquiries”
  • Assisting with allocated “on-going projects” / basic design changes / basic revisions
  • Assisting sales / factory production / project control / site managers / the client as necessary or as directed
  • Helping to ensure that we have up to date drawings and pricing information for sales quotation and working drawings and information relative to project control for existing / ongoing projects

The aim of this newly created post is to help speed up estimating and design turnaround times back to sales and help with buying on key price tag items – electrics / plumbing / specials / groundworks.

We are looking for the candidate to support the growth of the WRB business and reduce the pressure that often builds in the estimating / design office.

Key Skills & attributes:

To succeed in this role, you will need to be creative and have a good technical brain. You will be able to work well under pressure in an extremely busy office and take direction from senior managers.

The ability to learn is key to this vacancy and to grow into the role as the company expands.

You will need good timekeeping, fantastic customer service skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD.

In return we offer a market competitive salary, company pension and life assurance as well as 22 days holiday (increases with service) and a chance to work for a family run and owned company that has been established over 80 years. We offer career development and progression as well as industry leading training.

We would be looking to start as soon as possible

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance (rising with service)
  • Option to buy extra holidays
  • Group pension
  • Annual Salary review – takes place each January
  • Life Assurance 2 x annual salary
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Training and progression opportunities
  • Family run and well established, secure company (trading over 80 years)
  • Open door policy
  • Employee Referral scheme
  • Benefits scheme (discounted retailers’ scheme)
  • Corporate Eyecare Scheme through Specsavers
  • Message the MD/CEO/Staff Satisfaction Survey

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