• Job Reference: 1166749920-2
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2023
  • Employer: First Time Education and Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Ealing, London
  • Salary: £35.00 to £45.00
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Estimator for a reputable and long-established architectural steel fabricator offering services across the UK. We are a family business with expertise at every stage of the metal fabrication process from design to installation.

If you are a detail-oriented individual with strong analytical skills and a passion for metal and steel manufacturing and engineering, we encourage you to apply for the position of Estimator. Join our team of professionals dedicated to delivering high-quality steel projects on time and within budget.


- Analyze project plans and specifications to determine the scope of work and materials required

- Prepare accurate cost estimates for projects, including labor, materials, and equipment

- Collaborate with project managers, architects, and companies/clients to ensure accurate and timely estimates

- Review and evaluate bids from clients and suppliers

- Negotiate pricing with vendors and subcontractors to ensure competitive bids

- Track project costs and provide regular updates to project managers

- Assist in the preparation of project budgets and schedules

- Participate in pre-manufacturing meetings and site visits as needed


- Bachelor's degree in estimating or related field preferred

- Proven experience as an Estimator or similar role

- Strong knowledge of steel engineering methods, materials, and regulations

- Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, estimating software, and tools

- Excellent mathematical skills and attention to detail

- Strong communication and negotiation skills

- Ability to work independently and meet deadlines