Senior Estimator – Façade and Cladding Systems

Job Sector:
Specification, Contractors
Architects, Main Contractors
Northern Ireland
Salary Description:
£40,000 Neg. basic salary & full benefits
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Senior Estimator – Façade and Cladding Systems

Job Title: Senior Estimator – Façade and Cladding Systems

Job reference Number: 512075-9612-2125

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

Contact Details:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Tel: 01625 527 207
Contact: Paul Nicholas

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