Curtain Walling
South East

Estimator - Facade

Ref: 9791| Posted: 26th Aug 2020

Brief Overview

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Façade Estimator to join a very well-established specialist subcontractor based near St Albans


£45k to £50k

About our Client

  • My client has been established in the façade sector for over 15 years. They provide tested and bespoke building envelope solutions to the UK market, offering specialist consultancy, design & chartered engineering together with flexible procurement and installation services. Now they are looking for an experienced Estimator to join their team.

About the Role

  • 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 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

About the Candidate                                       

  • At least 4 years estimating façade projects experience
  • Must be based in or close to St Albans
  • Ability to keep cool under stress
  • Be able to Multitask.
  • Strong IT skills

Points of Appeal 

  • Freedom within the role with a route to higher management
  • Interesting Projects
  • A company with a full order book