Mechanical or Electrical Estimator

Recruiter
Axe Recruitment Limited
Location
Central London
Salary
£55000 - £65000/annum + Travel Allowance + Bonus
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Vacancy Reference Number: 0523

M&E Estimator (Mechanical or Electrical) - Permanent – Central London - £55,000 - £65,000 per annum

Are you an Estimator with a Mechanical or Electrical background looking for an exciting and new opportunity?

My client, a well-established Main Contractor with experience within the Building, M&E and Facilities & Maintenance sectors are looking for an Estimator with a Mechanical or Electrical background to join their team.

The role will be based out of their Central London office and working within the M&E division. Projects will vary but could include new build or refurbishment works to historic and listed buildings, museums and universities.

The ideal candidate will have 3/5 years’ Estimating experience and a Mechanical or Electrical background within Estimating is a MUST.

This is a permanent role with a starting salary of £55,000 - £65,000 per annum depending on experience and an excellent package (detailed below).

Estimator (Mechanical or Electrical background) Responsibilities / Duties:

* Writing reports & preparing tender documents
* Estimating M&E projects within a varied sector as above
* Provide accurate and detailed estimates of all costs associated with the completion of proposed projects
* Evaluate tender enquiry documentation, assess resource, materials, engineering requirements and costs
* Prepare quotations which may include estimating a project from a spec or drawing, specifications or simply from a phone call.
* Break down specification and drawings into subcontract packages. Send out to subcontractors and obtain prices for the work
* Liaise with client to obtain access and information during tender period
* On award of tender, compiles Handover files and Contract Cost control sheets

Estimator (Mechanical or Electrical background) Skills / Requirements:

* Good, all round general estimating experience
* HNC / HND in Building Services (desirable although not essential)
* Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft (Word/Excel/Project) – (not essential)
* Will have 3/5 years’ Estimating experience (essential)
* MUST have a Mechanical or Electrical background within Estimating (essential)
* Able to manage relationships with clients, suppliers and supply chain
* Excellent communication skills
* Recognises own strengths and weaknesses and committed to ongoing development
* Able to work on own initiative and as an effective team member
* Ability to multi task and manage many priorities
* Well organised and able to work unsupervised in a logical methodical manner

Estimator (Mechanical or Electrical background) Package:

* Starting salary of £55,000 - £65,000 per annum (depending on experience)
* Travel Allowance (£5K)
* Annual Bonus
* Company Pension
* Training

If you feel your experience and background matches the above spec and you are interested in being considered for this role? please apply today