Estimator/Junior EstimatorGlazed Partitioning

Estimator/Junior Estimator - Glazed Partitioning - £20k to £28k - West Yorkshire. A talented, motivated and ambitious Estimator or more Junior Estimator is required to reinforce my clients established and busy commercial team in Leeds. You may be a fully trained and experienced Estimator looking for a new challenge or you may be looking to embark on a career as an Estimator.

About the Client:

An industry leader in designing, manufacturing and installing creative interior demountable glass partitions, glazed doors, modular walls and architectural glazing solutions such as atriums, frameless curved glazing and freestanding glass. My client is looking for an experienced Estimator/Junior Estimator in and around West Yorkshire.

About the Role:

As Estimator you will you will be responsible for compiling estimates on how much it will cost to provide a client or potential client with the supply of our products, calculate how much a project is likely to cost and create budgets, and to order for materials and ensure that they are dispatched in a timely fashion.  As a Junior Estimator you would undertake a training programme and work alongside more senior commercial staff in order to learn and become competent in this role. Responsibilities will include:
  • Examining and analysing tender documentation in order to prepare materials estimates
  • Consulting with clients, suppliers, internal departments and site personnel to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues
  • Receiving orders / instructions from clients, checking information contained within orders and if necessary double-checking with clients as to requirements
  • Producing Pro-Forma invoices for sending to clients, ensuring that these are paid before placing any material orders
  • Producing and placing material orders from client information.
  • Liaising with factory and export packing company to ensure all materials are packed and dispatched correctly
  • Maintaining knowledge of current market trends, practices and products.
  • Ensuring all sensitive and confidential information is held and communicated in accordance with the Data Protection Act
  • Completing all administration tasks in a timely, accurate and legible manner.
  • Working without supervision

About the Candidate:

  • To be suitable for this role you will need to have either a degree level qualification in commercial management, or significant experience of estimating in a construction environment
  • Whilst no specific sector experience is required, a background in internal fit out will be advantageous.  A good understanding of excel spreadsheets would also be highly beneficial along with good arithmetical skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Project and Word, and the use of Conquest Estimating Software would be advantageous
  • The ability to read and understand technical drawings and architect’s plans and interpret their content and technical specification
  • Good communications skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Efficient and well organised
  • Ability to work to and meet tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to use initiative
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to own personal development within the role
  • A keen interest in the business
  • Must be able to commute into the centre of Leeds
  • Must be UK based

Points of Appeal:

  • Full training programme in place for the successful candidate
  • Supportive and friendly team environment
  • Joining a large leading sub-contractor with a pipeline of new contracts for the foreseeable future
  • Competitive salary as per industry level
  • Great company to work for
  • Interesting, prestigious projects valued well in to the millions


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