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Facade / Glazing Estimator

Permanent FBR Construction Recruitment in Building Contractors
  • Buckinghamshire View on Map
  • Post Date: 6 March 2020
  • Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 / Annually
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Job Detail

  • Experience Required5 years +
  • PackagePension, Healthcare + Bonus
  • RolesCommercial Management

Job Description


My client is a well-established / forward thinking facade and glazing contractor with offices in based in Buckinghamshire.

Due to them having a growing order book and ambitious plans for the future, they are seeking an experienced full time estimator working on some prestigious completed projects such as London bridge station and forth-coming projects including airports, high end commercial builds including Battersea power station phase 2 and the Google building.

Duties will include:

  • Preparing and issuing of tender quotations.
  • Keeping the estimator tracker up to date with all the relevant and latest information on each estimate.
  • Ensuring estimates are completed to a high standard and in the agreed time-scales.
  • Reading and understanding specification documents and drawing to be able to prepare full quotations.
  • Highlighting areas of risk and issues, assumptions and dependencies when preparing quotes for approval.
  • Following up on submitted quotations and dealing with any changes/re-quotes.
  • Respond to all phone calls, e-mails and other communications from clients and suppliers.
  • Keeping up to date on all the latest relevant product lines and production feedback to ensure the latest and correct products are being quoted.
  • Ensure continuous feedback from live projects to ensure the latest estimates on time-scales are being used in quote preparations to include but not limited to: drawing time, installation time, site management and warranty.
  • Participation in a high level of team cohesion to meet deadlines and produce a high Standard of work.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Previous estimating experience in aluminium systems, ideally Schuco, Aluprof, Sapa and experience with Steel glazing systems would be advantageous.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, specifically identifying the technical specifications related to the specialist glazing systems.
  • Experience of working with estimating software, ideally LogiKal and Schucal
  • Proficient Microsoft Office – Excel and Word
  • Ability to work as part of a team to a high standard and to tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience:
  • Estimating: within a Glazed façade based industry, minimum of 3 years.
  • Estimating Cladding systems would be advantageous.

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If you are interested in this role, please contact Mark on 023 8033 2438 or send an updated CV to .

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