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Centurion, South Africa, Africa
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job type:
Full time
Highly Negotiable

Draughting / Estimating Manager

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Draughting / Estimating Manager – Centurion


Our client, based in Centurion, is looking to recruit an Estimating Manager that has extensive Curtain Walling Experience.


Salary: Highly Negotiable


Location: Centurion



· The ideal candidate must have experience working on Curtain Walling projects.

· Responsible for accurately calculating the total costs associated with a construction project or the development of a new project, for the purpose of tendering or quoting on specific projects.

· The above also refers to the duties in this section for the overseeing and checking of the draughtsman / estimators under the manager.

· Analyse drawings and other documentation to prepare time scales, cost implications, materials usage and labour estimates.

· Asses cost effectiveness of projects, products or services, tracking actual costs and controlling the monthly progress claims relative to bids as the project develops.

· Consult with clients, venders, personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.

· Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.

· Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing and scheduling work.

· Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.

· Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project.

· Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.

· Establish and maintain tendering process and conduct negotiations.

· Prepare accurate material lists for the ordering of aluminium and glass per project.

· Prepare accurate and comprehensive workshop drawings from Engineer architects drawings for the purpose of fabrication and installation.

· Consult with in house site managers comparing and understanding site conditions and or measurements in order to product accurate work shop drawings for the factory to manufacture the correct items.





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