Mechanical Estimator

  • Salary: £40K – £50K
  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Start date:
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  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: IFJ3539

Job Spec:

Mechanical Estimator
Burwell, Cambridgeshire
£40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus package
IFJ3539

Our client is a well know and established M&E Contractor based in Cambridgeshire. The company are actively searching for a mechanical estimator to join their estimating department. The role has come about due to expansion.

The Mechanical Estimator will support the Estimating Manager and Business Development, working on a variety of opportunities from multi-site to stand alone contracts which are predominately of a Mechanical nature and valuing between £1 to £5 million. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, bright individual with excellent communication skills.
ROLE:
• Managing and preparing detailed Mechanical Estimates within defined timescales for New Build / Refurbishment Projects and Cost Plan / Budgets received from Main Contractors including Education, Hospital, Leisure Facilities and Offices
• Obtaining and verifying Sub-Contractor quotations for specialist items
• Take off from drawings
• Understanding and interpreting Specifications
• Ensure all Tenders are fully reviewed and presented to the Estimating Manager / Directors prior to submission
• Preparation of Submission to Client
• Preparation of Handover of Estimate to Project Team on Order Placement
• Develop and maintain a library of outputs and pricing data
• Assist in the production of bids in other parts of the business when necessary
• Act as bid manager where required depending on the value and complexity of the tender
• To undertake, oversee and assist with the production and submission of estimates and tenders
• Application of their own estimating knowledge and principals from their experience in the industry
• Be willing to support the business development function in producing innovative solutions
CANDIDATE:
• A stable career history with previous experience in a Mechanical Estimator Position
• Excellent Computer Skills
• Excellent Communication Skills
• Previous experience using Estimating Software
• A quick learner with excellent numeracy and literacy skills
• Be able to show great administration and organisational skills
Please contact Ian Farr on 01473 217 399 for more information on this and other estimating roles.

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