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Graduate Estimator

Clarke Facades as a firm have been developing over the last 23 years, we have become one of the market leaders in our market sector. We have an open, honest culture throughout the workplace that is based on mutual respect and trust.  We have a commitment to growth, in moving forward and helping our people reach their full potential. Clarke Facades has a hard-working team with a strong team work ethos and sense of community. You will find many exciting opportunities and challenges within the role.

This is an exciting role in a fast-paced environment which will provide structured and valuable experience to a new graduate/assistant estimator. Reporting to the Estimating Manager assisting our Estimating and Sales Team in a pre-contract role to ensure glazing and cladding tenders are returned accurately and in a timely manner. All training will be provided in house through a bespoke training plan, created to help assistant estimators gain the skillset required to progress to a fully autonomous estimator level.

The role will be full-time permanent working Monday-Thursday 8.30am – 5pm and Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm.

This role will surround itself upon the following tasks;

  • Day to day administration duties including receiving & logging tender enquiries.
  • Assisting with preparing tender submissions, estimates and proposals in a timely manner.
  • Analysis and estimation of value engineering opportunities to ensure bids are competitive.
  • Assisting with quantity take-off, BOQ preparation and unit rate build-ups.
  • Preparation, issue, follow up and negotiation of supplier enquiries & quotations.
  • Completion of tender checklists.
  • Assisting with final bid preparation & submission.
  • Follow up and negotiation of submitted tenders including attendance at tender review meetings as necessary.
  • Preparation of project information packs for project handover.
  • Attendance at internal tender review & project handover meetings.
  • Actively and innovatively contribute to the learning and growth of the estimating department and company.
  • Other duties as may be reasonably required commensurate with the jobholder’s level in the company.

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