Senior Estimator – Façade and Cladding Systems

Posted a week ago by Mitchell Maguire

BT1, Belfast, City of Belfast
£40,000 - £45,000/annum & full benefits
A week ago
Mitchell Maguire

Senior Estimator – Façade and Cladding Systems

Job Title: Senior Estimator – Façade and Cladding Systems

Industry Sector: Façade Contractors, Main Contractors, Cladding, Facades, Rainscreens, Curtain Walling, Structural Glazing, Windows & Doors and Building Envelope

Based: Belfast

Remuneration: £40,000 Neg. basic salary & full benefits

The role of the Senior Estimator – Façade and Cladding Systems will involve:

  • Overseeing and working alongside a small team of 2 project estimators in Belfast and 1 in Birmingham
  • Coaching and mentoring existing estimating team responsible for the design, supply and installation of aluminium facades
  • Validating contract costs and estimating team workloads
  • Supporting field sales team achieve £1.5m of growth (current team responsible for circa £4m-£6m turnover)
  • Receiving tender enquiries and producing general take-offs to create quotations and estimates
  • Negotiating best prices from aluminium system houses such as Schueco, Aluprof, Metal Technology etc.
  • Prepare budget estimates for sales team to present to main contractors
  • Preparation and issuing of formal quotations to customers
  • Prioritise own workload to ensure customers’ deadlines are met
  • Ensure quality procedures are rigorously implemented by self and subordinates
  • Ability to resolve technical issues
  • Occasional visits to customer sites (75% Belfast office based, 25% covering rest of the UK)

The ideal applicant will be a Senior Estimator – Façade and Cladding Systems with:

  • Estimating experience from within the façade or cladding industry
  • Ideally some experience of curtain walling, structural glazing, rainscreen facades, windows & doors, building envelope etc.
  • Specific knowledge of Schueco, Aluprof or Metal Technology aluminium systems is not essential but may be useful
  • Contacts within main contractors beneficial
  • Previous man management responsibility required
  • Broad technical knowledge
  • Understands technical capabilities of curtain walling/ structural and fire-rated glass systems
  • Commercially aware
  • Ability to plan and organise deliverables
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage all elements of estimating and quoting to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Robust, positive outlook and team player

The Company:

  • Est 15 years
  • Circa £14m turnover
  • 100+ employees

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.

Mitchell Maguire is a specialist Construction Sales Recruitment Consultancy, dealing exclusively with Construction Sales Jobs, Construction sales vacancies and Specification sales positions within the building industry in sectors such as: Aluminium Steel Frame System, SFS, Facade, Curtain Wall, Rainscreens, Cladding, Insulation, Brick Slip, Building Envelope Systems, Roofing, Specification, Dry Liners and Façade sub contractors

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