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Mechanical Estimator – London

  • £45k-£55k
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Mechanical Estimator – London


About the Company:


My client is a Mechanical Design and installation Specialist, offering a vast range of Mechanical services. This client offers a comprehensive service throughout multiple sectors of the construction industry including commercial and healthcare. Working with well-established Main Contractors, this clients has steadily grown since their incorporation in 1998. 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 £45K to £55K. All reasonable travel expenses will be included and you will receive a company works package.

How to Apply

I am more than happy to discuss this opportunity with people over the phone in a fully confidential manner.

Alternatively, it would be ideal to see a copy of your CV to understand your previous experience and employment. In line with GDPR, nothing will be done with your CV / details until we have discussed the role in detail anyway, but having gained an understanding of your formal past, this may help when we come to talk and discuss the option.

Either way, my contact details are listed below:


Tel: 01923 750095