Bowdon Associates Limited
Job Title: Senior Estimator – Facades
Salary: Up to £65,000
Our client is a leading commercial glazing, curtain walling, cladding and façade specialist and they are looking to add a Senior Estimator to their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful company that encourages innovative thinking, works as a team in line with its vision and values and is committed to progressing talented individuals from trainee roles through to senior management.
We are seeking a Senior Estimator for SFS, Curtain Walling and Cladding projects. You will head up the estimating function playing a crucial role in the project planning and execution process. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide accurate and detailed cost estimates for facades projects, ensuring that the client receive comprehensive proposals that align with their needs and expectations. Your experience in facade projects will be essential in analysing project requirements, materials, labour, and associated costs.
- Collaborate with project managers, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to understand project specifications and requirements.
- Utilise your understanding of facade projects to accurately estimate costs for materials, equipment, labor, and other project-related expenses.
- Research and gather data on current market trends, pricing, and industry standards to ensure competitive and realistic estimates.
- Develop comprehensive cost breakdowns and detailed proposals that highlight the scope of work, cost components, and project timelines.
- Analyse and assess potential risks and opportunities associated with each project, providing valuable insights to the project team.
- Review and refine estimates throughout the project lifecycle, adapting to any changes or modifications that may arise.
The role will require:
- Full facades experience Curtain Walling, Cladding and SFS.
- Experience of bidding for and winning projects in excess of £3m
- Proven track record as a Senior Estimator with a focus on facades projects.
- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to perform accurate and complex calculations.
- Proficiency in using estimation software and tools.
- Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and present estimates to clients.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.