Apply for this Job

Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: £45K + Package

Façade Estimator – Dartford – Façade Estimator – Top 5 Sub-Contractor


The role:

  • Established over 60 years ago, during the 1950s my client is now the UK’s Leading Dry Lining, Facades, Glazing and Metal Work Contractor.  My client boasts an annual turnover in excess of £180M and operates in the residential and commercial market.
  • My client has an extremely high staff retention rate and this is due to the collaborative working environment, stunning offices and added employees incentives such as £10 lunch vouchers every day, gym memberships and the provision of childcare.
  • Due to an increase in work load and continued steady growth the need now exists for a Facades Estimator to be based in their office in Dartford.


Façade Estimator – Dartford – Façade Estimator – Top 5 Sub-Contractor



The role:

  • To oversee/ produce multiple key target bids within facades to assess risk, opportunity and quality of the detailed aspects of the submission.
  • To support the Estimating Manager/ Business Development on technical aspects of glass facades, including curtain walling, Schuco facades, Metsec and Cladding in the bids.
  • To allow business development to focus on client and value rather than detail of target bids.
  • To support and develop other team members within the facades team.
  • Reduce scope gaps and identify opportunities through fanatical attention to detail.
  • Ensure all bids are subject to proper adjudication to enable successful post tender negotiations whilst providing comprehensive handovers and presentation of tender bid to the operations team ensuring specification and budgets are fully understood
  • Work closely with other functions including quantity surveyors, buyers, designers, construction managers and planning engineers to ensure that comprehensive feedback is collated to improve the quality and accuracy of the estimates produced
  • Review and prioritisation of technical reviews of bids.  Providing a working log which tracks the progress and status of live bids, regularly reviewed with Estimating Manager

·    Assist Estimating Manager to ensure bids are adequately resourced to ensure tenders are completed in a comprehensive and timely manner



Façade Estimator – Dartford – Façade Estimator – Top 5 Sub-Contractor


The individual:

  • Façade Estimators will come from a specialist background in external envelope sub-contracting
  • Façade Estimators must have a sound knowledge of the Metsec, Rain screen, Schuco and Unitised Curtain Walling, Glazing and over all facades products available within the commercial and residential markets.
  • Façade Estimators must be able to pric3e project using first principals and be able to use conquest, causeway and on screen take off.
  • Façade Estimators must be team players with good communication skills
  • Facades Estimators will have a sounds knowledge of the London Construction Market.


Façade Estimator – Dartford – Façade Estimator – Top 5 Sub-Contractor



0207 609 7769


Advanced Search

Industry News

LJB News

LJB News


  • I have worked with LJB & Co for over 10 years. They have consistently delivered a solid and reliable recruitment service with the minimum fuss and without the usual 'hard-sales' approach.

    abc, Operations Director - Galliford Try

  • LJB & Co has successfully partnered our business for approximately three years. I have been extremely pleased with all aspects of their recruitment process, from the initial liaison qualifying my ...

    abc, Construction Director - Mansell - Balfour Beatty Group

  • LJB & Co quickly gained an understanding of our requirements by listening to us and taking the time to understand how we work. We get a lot of calls from recruitment companies promising the best ...

    abc, Contracts Manager - BAM Construction

  • I have used LJB & Co for over six years and have nothing but praise for the level of service I have received. The quality of candidates has always been second-to-none and I would certainly recommend ...

    abc, Commercial Manager - Willmott Dixon Group

  • LJB & Co is one of the best agencies I have come across. Their tenacious attention to detail and their work ethic is of the highest level. They approach all challenges in a consultative manner, ...

    abc, Director - Climate Facilities

  • I have used LJB & Co as my preferred agency of choice for almost 10 years. They are a completely ethical and trustworthy organisation with a thorough understanding of the Construction industry and ...

    abc, Senior Project Manager - Overbury Plc

  • I have known the team at LJB & Co for nearly 15 years. They were supplying me with staff in London prior to my departure overseas for which they provided valuable leads. They secured a number of ...

    abc, Operations Director - Services & Trade Co LLC

Read More