This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Pitched Roofing Estimator to join a very well-established company within the building envelope sector.

About the Client:

My client has been established for over 30 years with the building envelope sector specialising in  traditional, hard metal, industrial, facades, flat roof projects. They are now looking for an experienced Pitched Roofing Estimator to join their team

About the Role:

  • Take enquiries from main contractors / customers via email and telephone, gathering all relevant information such as drawings, specs etc. and responding in a timely and professional manner
  • Attend sites for meetings and surveys and document all required information as and when required
  • Understand scope of work, complete take-offs from drawings and produce a bill of quantities
  • Compute costs by analysing labour, material and time requirements
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers
  • Prepare and submit accurate and detailed tenders / quotes from documentation provided and / or site surveys using estimating software
  • Chase up tenders / quotes submitted requesting feedback on our submission
  • Generate enquiries and new business through existing contacts and develop relationships with new contacts, attending meetings / events as may be required
  • Keep Director and company records up to date in relation to tenders / quotes submitted and feedback received
  • Attend pre and post tender meetings as and when required
  • Maintain up to date costs in the estimating software
  • Other duties as required to support the team e.g. H&S, materials ordering, general project administration / management
  • Carry out all duties in line with company procedures and industry standards
  • Develop and maintain own technical knowledge, supported fully by the company

About the Candidate:

  • Estimating and tender writing skill (Desirable)
  • Ability to read architectural / structural drawings
  • A knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Highly motivated and able to use own initiative
  • Able to plan and prioritise own workload / diary
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Accurate numeracy skills and enjoy working with numbers
  • A methodical approach to working

Points of Appeal:

  • Great company to work for
  • Excellent reputation
  • Progression offered


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Alex Moore on 0203 640 8989 or email