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CMS is an industry leading building envelope contractor specialising in the design, manufacture, installation and aftercare of energy efficient PVCu and aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling systems.

With specialist manufacturing and recycling facilities in Castlecary, Kirkcaldy and East Kilbride, CMS is at the forefront of innovative developments and award-winning practices within the industry creating products and systems that benefit its diverse client base whilst having minimal negative impact on the environment.

Our ethos at CMS Window Systems is that cultural diversity and individual differences are positively valued and individuals are encouraged to develop and maximise their true potential in an environment free from harassment and discrimination. Personal data held by CMS in relation to employment applications will be used and managed in accordance with our Job Applicant Privacy Notice.

What CMS can offer:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us.

If you join CMS, as well as receiving a competitive salary, core benefits include, company pension scheme, life insurance and onsite parking.

Estimator

Location: Castlecary, Cumbernauld

Hours of Work: 39 hour week (M-T, 0800 – 1630, F – 0800 - 1530)

At CMS Group, our comprehensive approach to building envelope solutions and window technology divides across three sectors: CMS Facades, CMS Window Systems and CMS Trade.

At CMS Facades, we are pioneers in façade engineering and one of the leading façade solution providers in the UK. We offer complete building envelope solutions spanning multiple sectors and some of the most complex and architecturally challenging new build and retrofit projects across the UK.

We are seeking a Facades Estimator to be based at our Head Office in Castlecary, Cumbernauld.  Working as part of the Estimating team, you will ensure that new projects are priced competitively and accurately using up to date technical knowledge and expertise in line with agreed deadlines.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing tender packs to ensure all necessary information (drawings / specifications) is provided and liaising with relevant contractor to obtain any further information that is required.
  • Analysing tender enquiries and preparing costs for time, materials, and labour using Logikal and KPro estimating software.
  • Producing budget estimates for cost consultants, system suppliers and other parties as required.
  • Liaising with external suppliers for job specific quotes ensuring the most accurate and cost-effective pricing is obtained and all elements are accounted for.
  • Attending and organising tender review meetings as required to discuss the full scope of works and ensuring any additional questions / queries are clarified.
  • Working with internal CMS Facades departments (procurement / planning / operations / design) to obtain their expertise on pricing and tenders, as required.
  • Supporting CMS Facades with expanding our list of preferred suppliers to ensure the best quality products are selected at the most cost-effective prices.
  • Following up tender submissions as required ensuring regular feedback and any amendments and questions are actioned as quickly as possible.
  • Applying the principles of Value Engineering to ensure that customers are provided with alternative costings which may result in them securing additional savings.
  • Ensuring any variations for live projects are priced and responded to in a timely manner.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Up to date knowledge of UK building regulations.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in an estimating role within the Façade industry.
  • Knowledge of Kawneer and Metal Technology systems is desirable.
  • Knowledge of LogiKal and KPro estimating software is desirable.
  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills.

Benefits:

Core benefits include enhanced holiday entitlements, company pension scheme, company sick pay, free on-site parking and life insurance.

Please apply now to recrutiment@cmswindows.com
with your CV and covering letter to expand on your suitability for the role

Façade Engineer

Location: Castlecary, Cumbernauld

Hours of Work: 39 hour week (M-T, 0800 – 1630, F – 0800 - 1530)

At CMS Group, our comprehensive approach to building envelope solutions and window technology divides across three sectors: CMS Facades, CMS Window Systems and CMS Trade.

At CMS Facades, we are pioneers in façade engineering and one of the leading façade solution providers in the UK. We offer complete building envelope solutions spanning multiple sectors and some of the most complex and architecturally challenging new build and retrofit projects across the UK.

We are seeking a Facades Engineer to be based at our Head Office in Castlecary, Cumbernauld.  Working as part of the Facades Design team, you will be responsible for the steady and feasible construction of façade works.  

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Creating, revising and issuing Revit model and design drawings to clients.
  • Receiving and logging all incoming models and drawings from client/architect etc.
  • Scheduling all materials for site use from design drawings.
  • Creating fabrication drawings for flashings and brackets.
  • Creating packages for installation teams detailing all fitting details, fixings etc.
  • Creating and issuing O&M information for completed projects.
  • Producing standard SER information and collating reports for review.
  • Creating and issuing drawing release programmes.
  • Attending design meetings.
  • Adhering to company drawing / modelling standards.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • In possession of a relevant qualification
  • Able to demonstrate a minimum of 3 years’ experience working within façade design relating to curtain walling, windows and doors.
  • Experienced in a range of façade systems including Revit, with the ability to develop the relevant solutions for a given project. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge in the fabrication and procurement of façades.
  • Great at organising and prioritising their workload and able to thrive in a busy environment with competing deadlines.

Benefits:

Core benefits include enhanced holiday entitlements, company pension scheme, company sick pay, free on-site parking and life insurance.

Please apply now to recrutiment@cmswindows.com
with your CV and covering letter to expand on your suitability for the role.

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