Commercial Roofing Estimator

Location: Benoni, Gauteng

Salary: Market related

Elevate Solar Horizons: Estimating Excellence in Commercial Roofing

Is this you?

You are known for your excellent analytical skills. You have strong communication skills for effective collaboration with clients, teams, and stakeholders. You have an in-depth understanding of various international roofing types and solutions, with a focus on diverse market practices.

What you’ll be doing (and why you’ll enjoy it)

Your main responsibilities will include conducting thorough assessments of commercial roofing projects to determine material needs, labour costs, and project timelines. You’ll work closely with engineering and design teams to create accurate and competitive roofing estimates, analysing project specifications and documents to ensure precision.

With an in-depth understanding of global roofing practices beyond South Africa, you’ll stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies to enhance the company’s competitiveness. Crafting detailed and compelling roofing project proposals that encompass scope, costs, timelines, and crucial details for clients will be essential, collaborating with sales and business development teams to tailor proposals to individual project requirements. Your background in construction and project management will prove invaluable as you identify challenges and opportunities, coordinating with project managers and construction teams to translate estimates into successful project execution.

Additionally, you’ll track project costs, labour expenses, and material expenditures to align estimates with actual outcomes, generating regular reports for management review. Building strong client relationships, you’ll engage with clients and stakeholders, addressing project requirements, clarifying estimates, and providing technical insights whenever necessary.

Where you’ll be doing it

This is a Hybrid position, you will be able to work from home as well as the South African office which is based in Benoni.

You will have an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that is shaping the future of energy solutions internationally. With your new employers commitment to innovation and sustainability, employees find themselves at the forefront of the clean energy revolution. They foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, where ideas are valued and contributions are recognised. From engineers and technicians to project managers and sales professionals, each individual plays a crucial role in driving their mission forward.

What you’ll need

A Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering. You must demonstrate proven expertise in commercial roofing estimation, showcasing a robust history of successful projects. An in-depth comprehension of various international roofing types and solutions, with a specific focus on diverse market practices, is essential. Proficiency in construction and project management methodologies is expected, alongside excellent analytical skills for precise estimation and cost analysis.

Effective communication skills are vital for collaborative interactions with clients, teams, and stakeholders. Attention to detail and ability to perform under pressure to meet deadlines are crucial. Proficiency in relevant estimation and project management software/tools is required, and a willingness to travel as needed to support international projects is anticipated.

What you’ll get

With competitive compensation packages, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunities for growth and development, your new employer offers a rewarding career that combines purpose and passion. Join them and be part of a company that is making a positive impact on the world while building a brighter, cleaner future.

How to apply

For a confidential discussion please contact Lisa-Mari Jordan on (021) 035 1433 or send your CV to

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