Do you want to work for our award winning team? AB Glass is looking for an experienced estimator. Job Purpose: … Continued

abg Windows and Doors Specialists

One of the UK’s leading architectural glass and glazing suppliers

Join our award winning team as an estimator!

Do you want to work for our award winning team?

AB Glass is looking for an experienced estimator.

Job Purpose:

AB Glass is experiencing continued growth and is looking for an experienced estimator to play a pivotal role in the future of this ambitious company. Reporting to the Business Development Manager and aiding an expert team of estimators with your knowledge and experience, you will be a key member of this department. A commensurate salary/package will be offered dependent upon experience.

AB Glass is proud of its record and awards as an Equal Opportunities Employer and applications are welcomed from all who believe they fit the essential requirements of this role.


Job Description:

  • Utilising a combination of specialist (e.g. Logikal) and commonly-used software (i.e. Microsoft Office) to price and quote an array of aluminium glazing solutions for various commercial projects ranging from £25K to £5M
  • A 360 degree approach to pricing and securing projects, following up all quotes with clients
  • Managing and adjusting quotes, where necessary, to secure the business
  • Providing advice and support to a team of estimators as required
  • Attendance at site and pre-contract meetings with Commercial Manager, Project Management and Quantity Surveying staff as required
  • Communicating with customers, suppliers and architects via email, telephone and in face-to-face meetings on or off AB Glass’ premises (some travelling will therefore occasionally be required).


Person Specification:


  • Proven track record in the façade’s industry
  • Experience communicating with a range of contacts including contractors, materials and systems manufacturers, and senior members of the business
  • A tenacious and ambitious attitude towards securing and developing new business
  • Understanding of the technical and professional aspects of estimating and the need to continually develop and maintain technical knowledge
  • Highly organised with excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Analytical with an excellent eye for detail
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings
  • A strong level of numeracy
  • Excellent level of accuracy and administrative efficiency
  • Ability to plan and schedule work



  • Experience with Logikal and similar industry standard estimator software, as well as a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and formulas
  • Recent experience with aluminium or a similar material for window and door systems
  • Relevant industry knowledge, in particular, the principles of building physics and structure in so much as it relates to our services; good knowledge of curtain walling, doors and window façade products, and current building regulations.

For more information or to apply, please contact Nigel Harvey: