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£45,000 - £65,000 pa

Harrow, UK


Ref: TE336019

Negotiable Depending on Experience

Date Advertised:17th August 2018

Start Date:15th November 2018

McGinley CEP



Location - Middlesex

Salary - £45,000 - £65,000 Per Annum NegotiableDepending on experience

My client is a structural and architectural steelwork fabrication and installation company. They are a family run business looking for an experienced and self-motivated draftsperson. As they are an SME, the pressure is often on to do the impossible; we base our reputation on a hard-working team who in turn deliver a quality product with impeccable service. The successful candidate will have the ability to meet every challenge head-on and always view it positively as an opportunity to grow. This is our company ethos.

Due to continued expansion, they are now looking for an experienced Estimator to join their growing drawing office in Harrow. The ideal candidate will have a wealth of experience within the architectural metalwork & structural steelwork construction industry.

Responsibility & Duties

  • Carrying out steel take offs; measuring and qualifying material from engineers and architect's drawings / specifications
  • Developing cost estimating for structural steel and architectural structures
  • Projects typically ranging from £50k - £5 million including key building refurbishments, commercial buildings, new builds, bespoke feature staircases and data centre framework
  • Preparation of detailed quotations, pricing schedules and presentation documents for the tender bid
  • Establishing Budgets for the Commercial, Procurement and Project Teams
  • Reviewing and advising on Proposed Client Contract Documentation
  • Attending Client Pre-tender meetings
  • Preparation of Handover Documentation to the Commercial and Project Team
  • Reporting to the Managing Estimator & liaising with staff and clients at all levels
  • Maintaining and improving the quality of estimating techniques and processes
  • Following up of submitted quotations to maintain a continuous and profitable workload

Experience & Qualification

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working as an estimator is essential
  • Have a good understanding of technical drawings, construction methods and engineering principals
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to coordinate effectively with clients, engineers and suppliers
  • A good working knowledge of MS Excel and spreadsheet programs and the ability to learn how to use specialist software such as StruMIS and Tekla

If this is a role that interests, you please send work examples to the email address below and call, so I can talk through the role in more detail.



DD- 02038714911

M - 07917550744


McGinley CEP Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 7216155. Registered office: 56 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1DB.

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