Estimator

Recruiter
Alex Fox Consulting
Location
London
Salary
From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
15 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Estimator required for our client a specialist Mechanical and electrical Services and company that delivers projects within the residential and commercial sector. Services they offer within a project include are plumbing, boilers and heating systems installs.

The Mechanical Estimator will need to be confident with HVAC projects and able to understand technical drawings to perform take offs to create a materials list in order to provide the client with an accurate quote. The Estimator will oversee a project from its initial tender, project or drawing amendments through to it handover to a Project Manager prior to install.

This is predominately an office based position, their office is located in East London, with all projects within London and the Home Counties so you will need to reside within a commutable distance. Given the nature of an Estimator position, you will be liaising directly with suppliers, project managers and clients with the occasional requirement to attend site for surveys or meetings.

Other duties will include producing monthly valuations, working with spreadsheets and assisting junior estimators when required. The day to day tasks will include reviewing specifications and drawings for take offs and creating detailed cost pricing, tenders, and estimates for new contracts.

Mechanical Estimator  Overview

Preparing cost pricing and estimates for new mechanical and HVAC projects/contractsCarry out any amendments or variations to existing projects/contractsReview technical drawings and specifications for take offs to create a materials listRegular contact with customers to keep them updatedMechanical Estimator Requirements

Understand and scrutinise Project Specifications & DrawingsMeeting with Client and ConsultantsCarry out site visits and surveysMeasuring and take offs for materials and labourComplete tenders within short timescales, common return period between 1 and 3 weeksAble to tender between 1 and 3 projects at any time periodPresent tender return sheet to our Mechanical Department for combined issueIdentify and present tender qualifications and exclusionsProduce Value Engineering solutionsUnderstand and scrutinize Sub-Contractor quotationsGood working relationship with an already friendly teamMechanical Estimator / Heating Estimator Remuneration

£35,000 - £55,00020 days holiday + Bank holidayThis job is offered on a Permanent basis for more information please contact Keith Fox 07810 490072