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Building Fabric - Commercial Estimator


Salary: Dependant on experience

Location: Glasgow

Position: Permanent, full-time


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a buildings/fit-out estimator to join our busy team working on a variety of project opportunities. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for preparing tenders, estimates and quotations for framework contracts, projects and tenders.


Role Responsibilities

  • Preparation of tenders, estimates and quotations, using 1st principals, NSR and other forms of contract.

  • Interpret client’s requirements accurately.

  • Produce / prepare BoQ’s.

  • Produce accurate and commercially competitive submissions.

  • Preparation of material, plant and sub-contractor enquiries.

  • Undertake on-site scoping and measurement.

  •  Attendance at client and progress meetings where required.

  • Liaise with works delivery teams.


Key Experience

  • Suitable building/fit out/refurbishment experience with an awareness of construction methods.

  • Practical knowledge of standard forms of contract.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail.

  • Commercial acumen and contractual knowledge.

  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels with clients, suppliers and colleagues.

  • Strong I.T. skills.

  • A creative and innovative approach to problem solving.

  • The ability to prioritise and work to deadlines.

  • A practical understanding of Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality legislation.

  • Experience working within the building contract / fit out industry would be desirable although not essential as training will be provided.



  • A minimum of an HNC or NVQ in a relevant discipline is desired.

  • Full, clean UK driving licence.

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Glasgow G71 8BS

United Kingdom

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