Technical Estimator

  • Job Reference: 1167523020-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Pure Staff Ltd
  • Location: Cradley Heath, West Midlands
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

My client specialises in aluminium and steel fabrications, manufacturing a wide range of products the construction industry.

They're seeking an experienced estimator to join their team to help them sell our products and services due to a recent retirement.

Job Duties:

  • Prepare cost estimates for new contracts by calculating the manufacturing costs.
  • Adhere to company standards and guidelines when analysing and providing estimations; focus on maximising profit and customer satisfaction, while minimising any potential risks to the company.
  • Prepare detailed, well-written proposals for each client.
  • Manage multiple projects at any one time, ensuring each reaches the client by their deadline.
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers.
  • Undertake general office duties, answer the telephone, filing and attending meetings as required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in the industry.
  • Ability to understand architectural drawings (including the difference between a plan, elevation, section) and manufacturing drawings.
  • Formulate what needs to be manufactured and be able to draw a sketch of what is required.
  • Understanding of the differences between different materials and gauges ensuring the correct material and grades are identified and used.
  • Understanding machine capabilities and time taken for each activity.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to complete mathematical calculations such as percentage, trigonometry etc.
  • Academic/Technical qualifications with a minimum of English GCSE Grade C/5 and Maths GCSE Grade B/6.


  • 25 days Holiday plus plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Casual Dress
  • Free tea/coffee
  • Staff training/development
  • Free parking