Mechanical & Electrical Estimator

Hertfordshire, England
£75000 - £80000 per annum
12 Jun 2019
12 Jul 2019
Jade Cameron
Specialist area
Building services (general)
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently working with the UK's leading provider of regeneration services in the UK - covering everything from refurbishment to repairs along with maintenance and housing development.

Main Purpose of the Role

  • Establish an accurate cost on a variety of tender bids and procurement routes prior to adjudication
  • Contribute in the adjudication and post tender process
  • Manage and supervise team members accordingly

Key Accountabilities

  • To consider, assess, discuss, take advice, communicate and allocate where appropriate costs on any Health and Safety issues that may be applicable or become apparent on a tender during the bid process
  • To mentor and train other members of the Estimating Department
  • Successfully manage workload within a team
  • To ensure that the correct members of the operations departments and board have been notified in good time for the tender adjudication
  • To ensure planning meetings have been arranged if necessary with sufficient notice
  • To ensure tender abstracts are completed correctly and agree sub-contractors to be used for any given scheme with the operations departments
  • To ensure sub contract quotations have been collated and checked for compliance prior to use
  • To price the remaining elements of any scheme using current competitive rates
  • To ensure all tender documentation has been collated in sufficient time for the adjudication to be undertaken
  • To ensure that supporting tender documentation has been completed correctly and returning with priced tender documentation by due date and time
  • Follow up with clients to establish company's standing
  • Establish and maintain a good professional working relationship with all prospective clients
  • To ensure any post tender requirements of the client has been carried out
  • Look to develop good working relationships with manufacturers, suppliers etc and generate new business opportunities for the company
  • To ensure all post tender documentation has been completed and returned to Estimating Support.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Ability to use own initiative as well as working effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to organise, allocate priorities and manage aggregate workload
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent focus on the tender opportunity including attention to detail
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegates as appropriate
  • Experience of working on Mechanical & electrical Packages within Social Housing / Education projects
  • Excellent Excel Skills
  • Working experience of presenting technical and complex information

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