Permanent
Estimating
Curtain Walling
East Midlands

Estimator

Ref: 9591| Posted: 26th Oct 2020

Seeking an experienced Rainscreen cladding / Curtain Wall and Glazing Estimator for a large specialist subcontractor in the East Midlands

 Due to an increasing workload there is a requirement for an estimator or a Senior facade Estimator to join the team in the preparation of commercial tenders.

 

 

Duties

 

Evaluate client’s enquiry documents, checking the feasibility of design within the parameters of the specified system and glazing, also site logistics, programme, building regulations, etc.

 

Correspond with the client and seek clarification over any omissions or conflicting documentation.

 

Prepare material costs using system software.

 

Obtain quotations for supply of materials and sub-contract elements.

 

Compile pricing document using material, plant and labour costs. Apply appropriate margin.

 

Draft formal quotation, prepare documentation supporting our proposals.

 

Submit quotation within client’s timeframe.

 

Follow up quotation submission - communicate with client at various stages of the tender process and prepare quotation revisions as required.

 

Attend meetings as required with the client and members of Norman & Underwood commercial and design teams.

 

Attend internal meeting once a contract has been won, handing project over to design, commercial and contract management personnel.

 

Attend regular estimating review meetings, chaired by the Director.

 

The Candidate

 

You will have at least 3 years estimating experience winning work within the Building enevlope arena.  Curtain walling. Rainscreen Cladding, Windows Doors and Balconies.

Sound maths and IT skills are essential.

As the job involves technical and contractual documentation, you will need to pay good attention to detail.

You will need to demonstrate skills in financial analysis and technical problem-solving.

Good communication skills are required, both written and verbally.

As part of the client’s tender programme, quotation deadlines must be met and it is therefore important that you manage your workload effectively.

Project Winner