Assistant Estimator with CAD Experience

SW Glass & Glazing Ltd
Tedburn Saint Mary
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

SWGG is a rapidly growing bespoke glazing company operating across the SW of England. We carry out a wide range of glazing projects both in the construction industry and domestic sector from large new-build housing to bespoke Grand Designs-style projects, as well as large commercial installations, shopfront glazing and balustrades.

We have two depots, Falmouth and Tedburn St Mary, Exeter, with two fitting teams operating across the whole of the South West. We are a small, friendly and energetic company, looking for someone to join our team, helping us to grow. The successful applicant will be with us full time and would work from our Tedburn branch (EX6 6AW). The Assistant Estimator & CAD Designer will be required to use their construction experience, with training and support, to assist the Estimating Manager to quote on a wide range of projects of various types and sizes.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with a construction / CAD design background looking to develop a career in estimating with a growing company.

The role includes:

  • Working closely with the Estimating Manager
  • Logging enquiries & interpreting CAD drawings to ascertain customer requirements
  • Obtaining quotes from suppliers & estimating installation timescales
  • Putting together customer quotations
  • Producing basic CAD drawings for customer approval & handover to Projects team

The successful applicant will need to have:

  • Experience of working within the construction industry
  • Glazing knowledge desirable but not essential
  • A willingness to learn and be enthusiastic
  • A precise, methodical and accurate approach
  • Ability to administrate a busy workload
  • Good communication skills
  • CAD design experience
  • A good level of I.T competency using a variety of applications, such as Microsoft Office software
  • A good sense of humour with a 'can-do’ attitude

Ideally you should have the following skills and experience

  • Previous estimating experience would be ideal but similar transferable skills also considered
  • Ability to liaise well with team members and customers to ensure efficient handling of jobs
  • Experience with interpreting technical construction drawings
  • Good numerical ability and a technical mind set

Salary is dependent on experience

If you would like an informal chat about the role, please call us