Mechanical Estimator

£40k - 45k per year
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Michael Zajner
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Mechanical Estimator 
Location: Portsmouth 
Salary: £45,000 plus package 
Mechanical Estimator is required to work for a company based in Portsmouth who will be required to manage and co-ordinate all estimating aspects of a bid, ensuring that high quality, competitive proposals are delivered to the customer in a manner. To establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with customers, partners and bid team.

Our client is a fast growing, independent business. They are a mechanical contractor with work based in Hampshire and surrounding areas. The range of projects that they are currently from £5k up to £300k. 
Key Responsibility: 
Leading the bid process to ensure that tender deliverables are produced in a timely and effective manner. 
Oversee and/or interrogate design options and 'value' solutions, and if appropriate, identify the attractiveness of a project based on sound estimating principles.

Activities to include: 
Review customer's drawings and specifications to prepare accurate costing sheets for materials, labour and equipment 
Ensure compliance procedures, including pre-construction gate process 
Assess and manage risk and opportunity and support negotiations as part of the pricing process 
Collate and review tender documents and submission requirements in a timely way, ensuring all financial information is identified and provided and accurate compliant design proposals are included 
The ideal candidate: 
Previous experience of managing/implementing all aspects of the estimating process for projects, within the construction industry is required, along with a valid CSCS card, where applicable. 

Working knowledge of best practice solutions and optimisation of innovative ideas. 
An understanding of BIM and how to read and assemble BIM models and produce appropriate reports from them is desirable. 

Good working knowledge of pricing and quantification methods is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners under time pressure. A desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on the customer and the business is required. Proficiency in IT, numeracy and MS Office Basic & Estimating Systems is essential. 
To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted. 
For more information about this role contact Michael Zajner on 02382 025 900 or  email: