Job Title: Estimator

Location: Swindon, with travel required

Salary: Negotiable. Range £30K+, negotiable dependent upon experience + vehicle

Hours: Full Time

Sector: Engineering

Contract: Permanent


Swindon Engineering Metalworkers Limited require an experienced Estimator/QS with knowledge of the Welding, Fabrication and Sheet Metal industry, coupled with a good understanding of architectural, structural and general engineering in both the construction and industrial sectors.

We are a respected engineering company of choice, our customers include; Local Authorities, Construction Companies, Architects, Manufacturing Companies, Building Contractors and the public.

You will be office based, in Swindon, but required to visit customer’s premises and construction sites, including attending site meetings when necessary.

Main duties:

  • discuss requirements with clients / prospective clients
  • carry out site surveys and prepare and submit quotations and cost summaries
  • estimating and winning new contracts
  • arranging and attending client meetings
  • negotiating with suppliers
  • producing RAMS
  • monitoring projects to ensure costs are kept in line with quotations and work is completed to the required standards

What you will need:

We require an all-rounder, who can hit the ground running, has good technical ability, and:

  • practical experience in metalworking / welding and fabrication, ideally with an apprenticeship background
  • proven experience as an estimator/quantity surveyor
  • experience of preparing cost estimates for customers
  • good understanding of steelwork fabrication and erection
  • good communication / relationship management and negotiation skills
  • attention to detail and experience reading steelwork drawings
  • ability to convert customer drawings into production engineering drawings
  • a current full driving licence



How to Apply:

If you wish to be considered for the Estimator position please email your CV and supporting cover letter to

You must be eligible to work in the UK.


We are also always looking for experienced Engineers.

Please email Stefan Gawluk at for application details.