Estimator / Cladding Estimator

  • by TSRN
  • Location Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, UK
  • Salary £25,000 - £30,000 / year
  • 145 days ago
Set up a job alert

Share this job offer

Job Description:

Estimator / Cladding Estimator / Architectural Estimator, required for a company who are specialists in the design and manufacture of Cladding, Rainscreen, Façade and Architectural Fabrication, selling primarily to Architects, Engineers, Project Managers and Main contractors.

 

Salary of £25k to £30k  + other benefits, 

 

Location :  Lanarkshire, Scotland

 

Product :  Cladding, Rainscreen, Facades.

 

Job description: 

Estimator / Cladding Estimator / Architectural Estimator, required for a company who are specialists in the design and manufacture of Cladding, Rainscreen, Façade and Architectural Fabrication, selling primarily to Architects, Engineers, Project Managers and Main contractors.

 

 Objectives:

To support the sales team through the development of rainscreen/facade project quotations

To assist in the preparation of quotations that are accurate, clearly detailed and competitive, and returned within deadlines.

To support the design team as or where time constraints allow.

Effective liaison with relevant personnel within the group.

Maintain good relationships with existing and prospective customers to promote further tender invitations.

 

Key Tasks/Responsibilities:

Estimates:

ï‚· Liaise with customers to ensure accurate understanding of project requirements.

ï‚· Assist in the evaluation of incoming enquiries, and in conjunction with relevant company personnel, determine manufacturing capability including pricing of any non-standard products.

ï‚· Prepare or assist in the preparation of detailed panel take-offs and marked- up elevation drawings which clearly identify the scope of supply.

ï‚· Identify material and labour requirements and produce rate build-ups using Excel spreadsheets.

ï‚· Check rate build-ups/draft quotations before passing to senior estimator for review.

ï‚· Prepare draft quotations.

ï‚· Make corrections if necessary and issue quotations to customer, copying in relevant company personnel.

ï‚· Prepare budget quotations albeit the degree of accuracy will be dependent upon the information available.

ï‚· Maintain quotation register ensuring that accurate records are up-to-date.

ï‚· Embrace a drive towards continuous improvement.

ï‚· Provide/check all quotations for variations.

 

Orders/Handovers:

ï‚· Prepare and issue order acknowledgements and material requirement sheets.

ï‚· Set up bulk orders/contracts on EOS system

ï‚· Assist in preparation of job packs for the design team with all relevant tender information

ï‚· Attend handover meetings as required

 

General:

ï‚· Provide support to Area Sales Manager(s) in pricing tenders and budgets.

ï‚· Provide support to the design team where time constraints allow eg. CAD work, nesting or other tasks required to maintain throughput of work to production.

ï‚· Prepare panel schedule acknowledgements for existing projects and issue contracts on sign-off.

ï‚· Raise purchase orders on EOS for non-standard product.

 

Key Performance indicators:

ï‚· On time in full delivery performance to agreed standards.

ï‚· Accurate maintenance of the quotation control system.

ï‚· Documentation release to manufacture cut-off time.

ï‚· 360 degree feedback.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

ï‚· HNC Building Tech/BSC in Surveying ideal but not pre-requisite.

 Good knowledge of all Microsoft packages – word, excel etc.

 Good knowledge of building construction preferably in the Cladding/Rainscreen/Façade sector.

 Good knowledge of material take-offs and scheduling on excel spreadsheets from Architects’ drawings/specifications and Bills of Quantities

 

 

General Skills and Experience :

 

Good inter personnel skills.

 

Confident, sociable and enthusiastic

 

Good Team Player

 

Good organisational skills

 

Commercial awareness.

 

Good general construction knowledge or relevant qualifications.

 

Ability to work in a high pressure environment

 

Good communication skills.

 

 

Job Title:  Estimator / Cladding Estimator / Technical Estimator

 

Package:   Salary of £25k to £30k  + OTHER BENEFITS

 

Area:        Lanarkshire, Scotland

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info +BENEFITS + COMPANY BONUS
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Construction
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Educational level HND/HNC or equivalent