Curtain Walling Estimator

Staffbase Recruitment
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is an established market leader in glazing installations and Staffbase has been appointed to recruit for the position of Estimator.

Working at our client's office near Edinburgh the successful candidate will be responsible for all technical aspects of product specification, tendering and evaluation of curtain walling and fascia system construction projects.

The Role:

Reporting to the technical director and working closely with the Technical Sales team you will be responsible for evaluating project requirements, including bills of materials, technical specifications and the timely completion of tender proposals.

In particular your key duties will include but is not limited to the following;

  • Preparing supply chain enquiries
  • Taking off quantitites
  • Establishing base cost, including prelims and access
  • Writing technical tender proposals
  • Developing VE proposals

Our client delivers projects for clients operating mainly in commercial and high end domestic markets in the Glasgow and Edinburgh areas.


The successful candidate will have at least 5 years previous experience in a similar estimator position, preferably in the field of curtain walling, fascia and or glazing industry.

In particular you will demonstrate adequate technical knowledge required to identify suitable products and systems necessary to meet specific project and legislative requirements. You will have excellent knowledge of access and installation strategies.

In addition you will have excellent IT skills (Microsoft packages) and it is essential that you have a sound working knowledge of Adobe and Project etc.etc.

Hours of work:

Monday to Friday


28 days annual leave
Statatory Pension