Contracts Manager/Estimator

£35k - 55k per year
07 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Contracts Manager/ Estimator

Location: Stratford upon Avon

Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 Depending on experience

Job Type: Permanent

About Us

A mechanical company specialising in plumbing and heating within the commercial sector. Delivering projects from £30,000 up to £1.5 million. Our portfolio consists of clients within hotel chains, office refurbishments, abattoirs and sports centres. We are looking for a Contracts Manager/ Estimator to join our growing team.

The Role

Do you want to help run a mechanical company and share in its success?

A permanent position has become available for a Contracts Manager/ Estimator within an established mechanical business. Primarily a plumbing and heating company, based in Stratford upon Avon but operating nationally with a strong workforce.

This exciting position will provide the opportunity to assist in the running of the company alongside a small team reporting directly to the MD.


Analyse construction drawings, performance specifications and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labour estimates

  • Consult with clients, consultants and other personnel and formulate estimates and resolve issues
  • Prepare mechanical estimates
  • Ensure orders are placed within budget and in line with the contract
  • Perform other duties as relating to mechanical estimating
  • Managing Projects ensuring that the appointed Site Supervisor/Foreman is delivering the project to the required specification, on time and to budget.
  • Implementing any health and safety on site.
  • Responsible for the overall management of each project
  • Producing competitive estimates.

The ideal Contracts Manager/ Estimator must have:

  • 2+ years previous experience within an estimating role with a Mechanical bias
  • Technical background
  • Ability to read drawings
  • Managing Projects
  • Implementing any health and safety on site.
  • Excellent man-management skills
  • Ability to present the company in a good light to promote repeat business
  • Excellent commercial acumen
  • Ambition to develop and progress

Reasons to work with us:

  • Prestigious Projects
  • Exceptional Promotion Prospects
  • Excellent Reputation company
  • Low staff turnover


  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Free Parking on site
  • Bonuses based on indivdual and company performance