Mechanical Estimator

Interaction Recruitment plc
Market related
14 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Adam Brown
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Estimator - Building Services - M&E - Essex - Permanent


I have a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive, multi-disciplined MEP business. Their success is built upon steady growth and retention of its core family values, instilled within the company by its founding members. Commitment, trust, responsibility and vision are key to their future growth as they look to build upon solid, long standing relationships between their clients and supply chain.


Due to their continued success, they now have an opportunity for a Mechanical Estimator to join their commercial team based in Romford, Essex.  


Successful applicants will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Close liaison with clients/potential clients regarding any enquiries received into the company and assigned, representing the business in a professional manner at all times.

  • Establishing key aspects associated with the enquiry regarding site survey dates, survey requirements, return deadline and required submission method.

  • Attend site surveys or tender interviews as necessary

  • To liaise with other departments regarding completion of all information as identified as required within the enquiry, this may involve liaison with commercial, legal, procurement, accounts, design, HSQA, project delivery teams and directors of the business as appropriate.

  • In a timescale sympathetic to the project return date, accurately assess any employers requirement/tender documents/specification and generate and dispatch enquiries for specialist sub-contract trades and plant/material items.

  • Evaluate supplier and sub-contract returns to ensure compliance with the tender specification/documentation.

  • Accurately undertake any necessary take-offs of drawings and schedules and perform data entry into the estimating software selected by the Business.

  • Follow all company procedures for enquiry and tender handling.

  • Provide prime cost reports for management/director input as to required OHP and mark-up.

  • Generate commentary regarding exclusions and clarifications associated with the return offer.

  • Oversee the compilation of the tender return to ensure all elements are accounted for prior to submittal.

  • Provide ongoing assistance to the projects team if requests for the generation of variation costs are received.

  • Provide feedback to allow other departments to effectively monitor and control the supplier and sub-contract supply chain to ensure best value is achieved.

  • Liaise closely with the procurement department regarding cost and selection of equipment, materials and sub-contract packages to achieve best value at tender stage.


This position offers a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, for more information about this role or keen on a new opportunity within the Building Services sector, please contact Adam Brown on 01223 311735 or 07531183218 or