Designer/Estimator (Roof Truss)

Fairford, Gloucestershire
27 Jun 2018
25 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Designer / Estimator (Roof Truss)

Fairford - Gloucestershire / remote

£Excellent DOE

Our leading timber engineering specialist client is seeking to strengthen their team with the addition of a Designer / Estimator. As an experienced Roof Truss Designer / Estimator you will join a renowned team of timber engineering experts, with the latest manufacturing processes and equipment, integrated supply chains and strong environmental credentials. You will enjoy the autonomy of managing your own projects, working within this friendly team. This growing company offer good prospects for the right Designer / Estimator to fully develop their career.


Key Estimator / Designer Responsibilities:


  • Prepare accurate schedules and quotations for submission to customers
  • Prepare tender quality layouts, construction quality layouts and associated detail for submission to customers
  • Review, evaluate, prioritise and manage workload
  • Liaise with sales team to discuss and implement strategies to secure business
  • Demonstrate value engineering to ensure best possible financial return to the business
  • Present accurate information for manufacturing
  • Review all work for accuracy, efficiency and quality
  • Liaise with internal operational teams to deliver to level of sales demand
  • Maintain and ensure the correct and timely use of internal systems

Personal Specification – Designer / Estimator:

  • Self-motivated and organised
  • Attention to detail and thorough approach
  • Energetic and flexible team member
  • Appropriate design and estimating experience
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage competing demands
  • Experienced using MiTek software, Pamir 20/20, Wolf, Gang-Nail, Alpine is an advantage
  • Previous experience with roof truss design essential
  • Good understanding of construction drawings
  • Experience working on projects with set deadlines
  • Ability to build rapport with the team and wider professional team within the business


The company offers 23 days annual holiday, plus bank holidays, auto enrolment pension scheme, cycle to work scheme.


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