Mechanical Estimator

Strong Group are currently working with an established M&E specialist based in Leicestershire who are actively searching for a capable Mechanical Estimator from a Building Services background to join them on a permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years in a similar role.

Projects are in various sectors, with values up to £2m.

The Mechanical Estimator will be joining an established £10M turnover business, with a strong order book and good cash reserves.

The right Mechanical Estimator will be given the opportunity to work on a hybrid basis.

Job Description for a Mechanical Estimator:

  • Undertake the preparation and processing of quotations, bids and tenders
  • Prepare Supplier and Sub-contractor enquiries
  • Produce bills of quantities, schedules of work and contractors proposal documents to support bids
  • Assess material, labour and plant requirements in compilation of the tender
  • Produce breakdowns, substantiation and undertake value engineering processes to meet client budgetary requirements
  • Liaise with Architects, Engineers, Sub-contractors, Suppliers and the Client to establish the project specification, preliminary requirements, risk provision and exclusions
  • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary
  • Ensure all contract documentation is representative of offer and reports, cost data and supporting information is accurate and made available at the appropriate time
  • Maintain records and filing of information relating to submitted tenders
  • Following up on submitted tenders/quotations
  • Review unsuccessful bids, client and operational feedback on contracts delivered to improve accuracy of future tenders. Carry out handover meetings for successful bids

Person Specification for a Mechanical Estimator:

  • Proactive, professional and approachable, lead by example
  • Thorough and efficient Wide supplier and subcontractor knowledge
  • Understanding of associated mechanical services
  • Commercial acumen to ensure tenders are financially sound
  • Flexible and dedicated in approach to deadlines
  • Computer literate with experience of Ensyne software
  • Issuing/updating tender documents via an electronic control system
  • Willing and able to work as part of a team with personal skills to promote good relationships and a friendly working environment
  • Ensuring quality standards are maintained in accordance with Company QA policies
  • Working in an integrated team

Salary has been quoted as circa. £50,000 pa + phone + laptop + NEST healthcare

The client has been quick to say that there is flexibility in the salary for an exceptional candidate.

Please apply with your CV to / 020 3967 5020

Gerard Sathi

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