Mechanical Estimator

1st Step
London (Greater)
05 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Intermediate - Senior Mechanical Estimator

Are you currently looking for a new challenge? 1st Step are currently working with a growing M&E Contractor based in Enfield who are looking to build their Estimating team due to continuous growth. This is an opportunity to run your own department working very closely with the Commercial Manager, Contracts Manager and Managing Director.

Whether you are an Assistant Mechanical Estimator looking for development and progression or at senior level or just looking for a new challenge, please get in contact to discuss.

Role requirements:

* Experienced Mechanical Estimator with at least 3 years' experience within the mechanical building services industry estimating using estimating software.
* Can work alongside the other mechanical and/or electrical estimators as well as independently within a busy estimating projects department.
* A track record of having successfully estimated a variety of Building Services projects covering Education, Healthcare, Commercial and Residential projects between the values of £800k - £3m, along with proven experience in dealing directly with clients.
* Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, able to inspire, influence and negotiate.
* Hold a sound working knowledge of up to date building regulations and coding.
* Drive and determination to progress their career into a senior role.


* Drive and determination to progress their career into a senior role.
* Complete take-offs from drawings/information provided.
* Full document control on each tender.
* Liaise with subcontractors/suppliers to gain competitive quotations.
* Value Engineering and/or partial design works on tenders.
* Liaise with electrical estimators to ensure fully compliant M&E quotation.
* Input take offs into estimating software (Vixen) and model/finalise quotation.
* Produce quantified schedule of rates.

Ideal Candidate:

* Competent standalone estimator.
* Looking to develop their career.
* Committed and self-driven.
* Methodical and thorough.
* Trades background

I am in the process of organising interviews over the next week, so please get in contact ASAP to get the ball rolling.

Kind regards

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