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Mechanical Estimator (Commercial Projects)

  • 65,000 to 80,000
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Mechanical Estimator (Commercial Projects)

Salary – up to £70k + Benefits

Location: 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.


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