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Senior Estimator




£45000 - £65000/annum


Posted: 05/08/2022

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The Position

Experienced/senior estimator role within a well-established and well-regarded glazing manufacturer based in north west London specializing in Reynaers, Smart Systems and Deceuninck. Additionally, the supply and installation of façade materials including SFS, cladding, balustrading etc. to high value residential, commercial and retail developments with a value up to £20m

The Location

The position is based at our satellite office in Peterborough with direct links to central London on the East Coast Mainline. Work hours from 9.00am to 5.30pm

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a family run company who are looking for an outward going and forward-thinking individual wanting to take on a significant role within the estimating team. Requirements for the role include all aspects of estimating including:

Assessment of incoming enquiries for suitability and risk
Analysis of any potential technical issues including liaising with relevant consultants, architects and clients to bring to a successful conclusion
Preparation and submission of subcontract and material enquiries and assessment of incoming quotations for suitability/value
Attend/conduct meetings with client/architect/consultant
Carry out full take off and detailed pricing
Assess and price preliminary items and access equipment required to carry out a successful contract
Submit fully prepared tender documents to clients including Bills of Quantity, clarifications, inclusions and exclusions and supporting documentation
Negotiation of costs and proposals including any value engineering work to successful completion and awarding of project.
Conduct detailed hand over meetings with internal staff and contracts team
Carry out Budget costs when required
Building positive and lasting relationships with clients to establish new and repeat business
Ongoing development of internal processes and estimating tools
Production of analytical documents for presentation to the management/sales team


Candidates require the following as a minimum:

5 years+ in estimating roles within the glazing/fenestration industry
Working knowledge in Aluminium glazing systems
Working knowledge of Orgadata/Logikal/Reynapro type estimating packages
Understanding of glazing types and specifications
Thorough understanding of Excel and other Microsoft Office based products
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines both within a team or working independently
Good time management and organizational skills
Professional attitude as a representative of the company including excellent communication skills

Other beneficial attributes:

Experience with other façade work including SFS, insulation, and cladding
Working knowledge of acoustic requirements, Secure by Design, barrier/wind loadings, understanding of structural considerations etc.
Experience with other aluminium based systems and PVCu windows
A willingness to learn about new products and techniques
CAD experience


Dependent on experience and therefore negotiable. For further discussion

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