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Mechanical Estimator

  • £50,000 to £70,000
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

About the Company:

My client is a Mechanical and Electrical Design and installation Specialist, offering a vast range of Mechanical and Electrical services. This client offers a comprehensive service throughout multiple sectors of the construction industry including commercial, healthcare, leisure, hotel and education. Working with well-established Main Contractors such as Overbury, ISG and Mace, this clients has steadily grown since their incorporation in 1994 and their current annual turnover is circa £80m. This is an opportunity to join a business who have secured a number of multi-million pound projects in London, and are seeking to bring in driven people to our team promising interesting and challenging work within a supportive environment.

About the Role:

The appointed candidate will be responsible for compiling mechanical estimates for the company’s projects, working out how much a project is likely to cost and create budgets accordingly. The role will also include assessing material, labour and equipment required and analysing different quotes from subcontractors and suppliers.

·preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client;

·performing risk and value management and cost control;

·advising on procurement strategy;

·identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;

·preparing and analysing costing’s for tenders;

·seeking funding sources and submitting bids;

·allocating work to subcontractors;

·providing advice on contractual claims;

·analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;

·valuing completed work and arranging payments;

·maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;

·carrying out feasibility studies;

·writing reports;

·preparing and submitting final accounts;

·making valuations;

·arranging payments to suppliers and contractors;

·providing advice and forecasts about costs;

Candidate Requirements:

·Degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Building Services Engineering or equivalent

·Technically competent with a good understanding of mechanical and electrical installation methods and pricing

·Must have minimum 5 years Mechanical Estimating experience, preferably with experience working on projects worth over £10M or more

·Experience on large commercial projects

·Strong mathematical and IT skills

·Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point

About the Benefits and Reward:

Salary will be agreed with each individual on a case-by-case basis depending on previous experience. As a rough guideline I will be targeting individuals whose annual salary is within £50K to £70K. All reasonable travel expenses will be included and you will receive a company works package.