• Post Date: September 10, 2019
  • Apply Before: November 10, 2019
  • Annual Offered Salary £36,000- £37,000
  • Location Glasgow
  • Industry Engineering
  • Reference Number 7873m
Job Description

Estimator, Glasgow, 32-37K plus benefits

Our rapidly growing construction and engineering client requires an estimator or estimators to join their evolving team and business. As an estimator you will have at least 5 years industry experience in a similar estimating environment working closely with the commercial management team in bids and tenders.

The client base is wide and ranging and includes public and private sector estimating

The company have several decades of expertise within passive fire safety, and Architectural Metalwork manufacture and installations, (Windows, Doors and Fire Escape) with a reputation that has helped them to become one of the UK’s top specialist sub-contractors.

Typical projects are in the range of £500K (but do range as wide as £10K – £2.5M), you will have estimating experience in a similar sized project.

the role involves preparing tender bids and quotes in conjunction with the Sales Director and liaising closely with suppliers, as well as some direct customer contact

The Estimator will attend weekly tender review meetings with Management team and liase directly with Contracts Team, Production Department and Installation teams

An experienced Estimator will of course be expected to analyse the content of the tender specifications and use the information to build a cost schedule:

Estimate individual jobs in their entirety

Review tender special conditions

examine inclusions and exclusions and contract obligations.

Carry out accurate take offs, measuring and qualifying materials for engineers and architects

Analysing materials, hours and labour requirements, as well as materials and equipment requirements, all to include in the desired timeframe and review, amend and then submit final costs and re-review for any final amendments prior to all bid submissions and Involvement in all tender review meetings


5 years previous current experience as an Estimator

You will ideally come from a Manufacturing background ideally windows/doors) with previous Estimating experience within this arena.

MUST be Proficient in suitable industry software such as SchuCal or Logical ( logikal)

Proficient in all Microsoft software (Excel, Word, Outlook)