Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Curtain Walling Estimator

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Salary: £50,000 Per Year

Posted on: 18/01/2024

About our Client 

  • My client works on some of the most prestigious curtain walling/façade projects across the UK. From their based in the south west, it makes it easy for them to work across the UK. Now due to an increase in work, they are looking to add an experienced Estimator to their team. 

About the Role 

  • Evaluate client’s enquiry documents, checking the feasibility of design within the parameters of the specified system and glazing, as well as 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 the supply of materials and sub-contract elements. 
  • Compile pricing documents using material, plant and labour costs. Apply appropriate margin. 
  • Draft formal quotations, and prepare documentation supporting our proposals. 
  • Submit quotation within client’s timeframe. 
  • Follow-up quotation submission – communicate with the 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 meetings once a contract has been won, handing the project over to design, commercial and contract management personnel. 
  • Attend regular estimating review meetings, chaired by the Director. 

About the Candidate                                        

  • At least 5 years of estimating experience 
  • Hardworking 
  • Have good timekeeping skills with the ability to be flexible. 
  • Must come from a building envelope background 
  • Ability to keep cool under stress 
  • Ability to work as part of a team and under instruction from your line manager 

Points of Appeal  

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