The Rooflight Centre Are Hiring: Are You Interested?

We have 2 very exciting positions to fulfill for estimators to join our expert team, so if you’re interested and would like to apply, please don’t hesitate to get in touch via telephone or email and send your CV!

Vacancy 1 – Trainee Estimator

Rooflight Centre is the online shop of leading roof glazing specialist Lonsdale Metal, and we have a permanent position as a vacancy trainee estimator available.

Lonsdale Metal Company Ltd

Millmead Industrial Centre
Mill Mead Road
Tottenham Hale
London N17 9QU

Tel: 020 8801 4221

Fax: 020 8801 1287

info@lonsdalemetal.co.uk

www.lonsdalemetal.co.uk

  • Competitive Salary
  • Location: London N17
  • Start Date: ASAP

 

Role Overview

Lonsdale are leaders in glass roof design & innovation supplying glazing systems throughout the UK for both domestic and commercial projects. Installations include The British Museum, 10 Downing Street, The National Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Holyrood Palace, US Ambassador’s Residence, Cliveden and The Royal Opera House. Leading commercial organisations such as Tesco, Nissan, Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and B&Q specify our products and many stations for Network Rail feature a Lonsdale glass roof including St Pancras, Liverpool Lime Street, Kings Cross and Waterloo.

You will be joining a well funded, professionally managed business working along side a small, friendly team who will be supportive during your training period, helping you to make a success of your career and become a valuable member of the company.

Roles & Responsibilities

No day is the same as you will be dealing with enquiries from leading architects and the top construction companies one minute and a homeowner or small builder the next. Some background and the ability to read architectural drawings would be an advantage, but not essential as training provided. Enquiries come into our office via email, fax and telephone which you will be trained to assess, then design and estimate our bespoke glass rooflights. The sales process often takes several weeks, during which you will be answering queries relating to design, structural performance and building regulations. Once orders are placed, you will be responsible for liaising with our Production Manager and keeping the customer updated regarding delivery and lead times. Other duties will include raising of documents for day to day deliveries and general office duties. It’s a responsible position, but the atmosphere in our office is great and a keen team spirit means your colleagues will be here to support you. Training given.

Essentials

  • Technical aptitude
  • Ability to work quickly & accurately
  • Good Numeracy
  • Excellent customer focus and pride in doing a great job
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Good communicator both verbal & written
  • Competent with Microsoft Word & Excel

 

Desirable

  • Experience of the construction and/or glazing industry
  • Ability to read architectural drawings
  • Ability to analyse bills of quantity and tender documentation

 

Location

  • Tottenham Hale London N17 bordering with Walthamstow E17
  • Good overhead and underground connection
  • On bus route

 

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Vacancy 2 – Experienced Estimator

Commercial Division

Lonsdale Metal Company Ltd

Millmead Industrial Centre
Mill Mead Road
Tottenham Hale
London N17 9QU

Tel: 020 8801 4221

Fax: 020 8801 1287

info@lonsdalemetal.co.uk

www.lonsdalemetal.co.uk

  • Competitive Salary
  • Location: London N17
  • Start Date: ASAP

 

Role Overview

Lonsdale are leaders in glass roof design & innovation supplying glazing systems throughout the UK for both domestic and commercial projects. Installations include The British Museum, 10 Downing Street, The National Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Holyrood Palace, US Ambassador’s Residence, Cliveden and The Royal Opera House. Leading commercial organisations such as Tesco, Nissan, Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and B&Q specify our products and many stations for Network Rail feature a Lonsdale glass roof including St Pancras, Liverpool Lime Street, Kings Cross and Waterloo.

You will be joining a well funded, professionally managed business working along side a small, friendly team who will be supportive during your training period, helping you to make a success of your career and become a valuable member of the company.

Role & Responsibilities

No day is the same as you will be dealing with enquiries from leading architects and the top construction companies one minute and a homeowner or small builder the next. Some relevant industry experience and the ability to read architectural drawings would be an advantage, but not essential as training provided. Enquiries come into our office via email, fax and telephone which you will be trained to assess, then design and estimate our bespoke glass rooflights. The sale process varies some projects are more immediate and others often takes several weeks, during which you will be answering queries relating to design, structural performance and building regulations. Once orders are placed, you will be responsible for liaising with our Production Manager and keeping the customer updated regarding delivery and lead times. It’s a responsible position, but the atmosphere in our office is great and a keen team spirit means your colleagues will be here to support you.

Essential

  • Minimum 2 years experience admin/estimating of building products
  • Ability to read architectural drawings
  • Ability to analyse bills of quantity and tender documentation
  • Ability to work quickly & accurately
  • Excellent customer focus and pride in doing a great job
  • Commitment to excellence

 

Location

  • Tottenham Hale London N17
  • Free Parking
  • Good overhead and underground connection
  • On bus route