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Centurion, Pretoria: Estimator / Draughtsman (Glass & Aluminium)

Cora O'Neil Recruitment Agency
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
November 04, 2019


Centurion, Pretoria: ESTIMATOR / DRAUGHTSMAN

Minimum Requirements:


-Fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English a must (First & second languages)

-Matric / Grade 12

-Relevant estimation and/or draughting experience in the field of Glass and Aluminum a must (KEY REQUIREMENT)

-Computer literate in Starfront and/or AutoCAD

-Stable employment record

-Contactable references

-No previous lawful termination at any previous employer due to misconduct or non performance

-To start immediately / as soon as possible


-Costing / Tendering / Progress:

-Accurately calculating (Estimating) total costs associated with construction projects or development of a new projects, for purpose of tendering or quoting on specific projects.

-Analyse and compile shop drawings and other documentation to prepare time scale, cost implications, materials usage, and labour estimates.

-Overseeing and checking of draughtsman / estimators under manager, as well as any technical advice.

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

-Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments (in house and external) or construction Architects, Engineers, and foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.

-Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors 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.

-Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.

-Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.

-Establish and maintain tendering process, and conduct negotiations.

-Material requirements:

-Prepare accurate material lists for the ordering of aluminium,consumables and glass per project

-Compile cutting slips

-Schedule when delivery of the above items should take place, thus ensuring cash flow is maintained and projects do not stand still.

-Reconcile material requirements as variations to the project is added or omitted.

-Compare existing stock to required stock and eliminate duplicate ordering.

-Ordering of specialized items such as automatic units, top tracks for stack rigs etc.

-Ensure the store man / buyer has a clear overview of the projects in hand to enable day to day ordering for the miscellanies items.

-Shop drawings / Manufacturing Drawings:

-Prepare accurate and comprehensive workshop drawings from Engineer / Architects drawing for the purpose of fabrication and installation

-Oversee that deadlines for drawing submission are met and with the correct information pertaining to the specific project.

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

Salary: R 15 000.00 – R 35 000.00 gross maximum (Depending on relevant experience)

E-mail detailed CV in Word or PDF (Not as a link) to and indicate Reference CR1640 and your salary expectation. (Also forward a recent photograph and Reference letters if possible)