Senior Mechanical Estimator
Leigh
TH17032022SME
Mechanical & Electrical, Senior Appointments
Contract, Permanent

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Discipline: Estimating, Mechanical, Tendering

Speciality: Building Services

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £55000 - £60000 (negotiable)

Benefits: car/allowance, pension, health

Apply by: 29/04/2022

Min Experience: 5 years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity

Our client is one of the UK’s leading independent building services companies. The group provides a range of specialist skills though their Mechanical & Electrical Engineering and Facilities services and offsite Modular Design & Construction businesses. Continued growth has created a new opportunity for a Senior Electrical Estimator, to work unsupervised on Estimates from initial Tender stage through to adjudication. Assists the Estimating Manager and junior Estimating team at all stages of the estimate

 

The Position

  • Ensure that the build up to the Tender submission and all supporting documents are maintained in a logical and sequential manner
  • Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of the Tendering process specific to particular schemes during Tender settlement meetings.
  • Responsible for researching and preparing coherent and cost effective bids/Tenders
  • Able to negotiate the optimum Tender price from suppliers, wholesalers and subcontractors
  • Demonstrate an innovative approach to arriving at prime cost
  • Manage the enquiry process with the supply chain and appraise quotations for both technical and commercial viability
  • Participates in handover of successful bids to delivery team
  • Review and appraise employee performance where applicable
  • Provide leadership which is both fair and firm
  • Able to develop working relationships both internally and externally
  • Liaise with project delivery teams and procurement to assess supply chain
  • Develop business relationships through networking with existing and potential clients, competitors and suppliers to understand the market, competition and future opportunities
  • Interpret drawings and specifications to establish most cost effective solutions on site
  • Undertake technical/commercial appraisals of supplier and subcontractor quotations
  • Demonstrable ability to analyse drawings, specifications, proposals and other documentation to prepare time, product, cost and labour estimates using specialised methodologies

 

The Person

  • Qualified to ONC in an Engineering discipline with appropriate experience in a similar role.
  • Have some understanding of programming and build ability
  • Proven track record in successful project awards
  • IT competent in spreadsheets and using bespoke estimating software
  • Knowledge of Design & Build Estimating
  • Able to formulate crew mix and labour rate
  • Able to measure drawings and take off quantities
  • Varied experience of all types of installation
  • Knowledge of standard specifications, British Standards and Good Practice
  • Able to prioritise workload and work to deadlines
  • Demonstrates good communication and negotiating skills
  • Abe to demonstrate a collaborative and team based approach to the role
  • Able to demonstrate good client, supplier and sub-contractor relationships

Apex Resourcing Solutions is an employment business acting on behalf of this company

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Qualified to ONC in an Engineering discipline with appropriate experience in a similar role.
  • Have some understanding of programming and build ability
  • Proven track record in successful project awards
  • IT competent in spreadsheets and using bespoke estimating software
  • Knowledge of Design & Build Estimating
  • Able to formulate crew mix and labour rate
  • Able to measure drawings and take off quantities
  • Varied experience of all types of installation
  • Knowledge of standard specifications, British Standards and Good Practice
  • Able to prioritise workload and work to deadlines
  • Demonstrates good communication and negotiating skills
  • Abe to demonstrate a collaborative and team based approach to the role
  • Able to demonstrate good client, supplier and sub-contractor relationships

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that the build up to the Tender submission and all supporting documents are maintained in a logical and sequential manner
  • Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of the Tendering process specific to particular schemes during Tender settlement meetings.
  • Responsible for researching and preparing coherent and cost effective bids/Tenders
  • Able to negotiate the optimum Tender price from suppliers, wholesalers and subcontractors
  • Demonstrate an innovative approach to arriving at prime cost
  • Manage the enquiry process with the supply chain and appraise quotations for both technical and commercial viability
  • Participates in handover of successful bids to delivery team
  • Review and appraise employee performance where applicable
  • Provide leadership which is both fair and firm
  • Able to develop working relationships both internally and externally
  • Liaise with project delivery teams and procurement to assess supply chain
  • Develop business relationships through networking with existing and potential clients, competitors and suppliers to understand the market, competition and future opportunities
  • Interpret drawings and specifications to establish most cost effective solutions on site
  • Undertake technical/commercial appraisals of supplier and subcontractor quotations
  • Demonstrable ability to analyse drawings, specifications, proposals and other documentation to prepare time, product, cost and labour estimates using specialised methodologies

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