Senior / Lead Mechanical Estimator

Strong Group are working with an well-known, established M&E contractor based near Belfast who are actively searching for a capable Senior Mechanical Estimator to join them on a permanent basis.

Projects are in various sectors, with a good mix of both competitive and negotiated tendering.

D&B experience is essential.

Job Description for a Senior / Lead Mechanical Estimator:

  • Appraising tender documents and preparing estimates as necessary
  • Measuring builders quantities and managing the preparation of Bills of Quantities
  • Pricing of Bills of Quantities including build costs, preliminaries and fees
  • Preparing sub-contract and material enquiries
  • Maintaining good relationships with sub-contractors and suppliers
  • First principles pricing for selected trades using the company standard outputs
  • Leading tender adjudication meetings
  • Risk and value management of tenders. This includes spotting, taking advantage of and advising internal teams on potential risks and opportunities in a tender/project
  • Investigate and price Value Engineering cost savings where applicable
  • To attend client presentations and providing information to clients in a professional manner
  • Being the point of contact with clients including raising & answering queries etc
  • Communicate effectively at all times with both clients and internal companies / departments
  • Attend and takes notes of any meetings relevant to the project
  • Ensuring accurate tracking of all tender documentation
  • Researching and understanding current market prices for subcontractors and materials
  • Preparing budget estimates and cost plans
  • Measuring and pricing accurate complete cost plans
  • Maintaining records and historical data as reference for future cost plan preparation and back checking procured schemes
  • Carry out reasonable additional duties as and when required

Person Specification:

  • 5+ years experience in estimating of design & build contracts
  • Residential / Commercial experience
  • Relevant industry qualification preferable (BSc, HND etc)
  • Capable of using Trimble and Contract Master softwares

Salary has been quoted as circa. £50,000 pa plus package

** THE CLIENT IS WILLING TO CONSIDER AN EXCEPTIONAL CANDIDATE WITH HIGHER SALARY REQUIREMENTS WITH SCOPE TO OPEN A LEAD ESTIMATOR ROLE **

Gerard Sathi

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