Mechanical EstimatorM&E Contracting

Mechanical Estimator - M&E Contracting - £40k - £45k - Hertfordshire. A Mid-Size specialist M&E Building Services Contractor are looking to expand their Mechanical Estimating Team. They are looking for a candidate with previous experience within Mechanical Building Services, though not necessarily previous estimating experience. The role will be to produce competitive and winning tenders in order to secure M&E Projects throughout the UK. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate looking to progress their career into a different job function, or to help develop their career with a growing contractor.

About the Client:

An expanding M&E Contractor, based in the Northern Home Counties they are developing an excellent reputation for engineering excellence. A reputation of developing individuals to senior management positions working within the commercial, residential, critical environments and education sectors. My client is looking for an experienced Mechanical Estimator in and around Hertfordshire.

About the Role:

  • 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 despatch 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
  • 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

About the Candidate:

  • ONC Or equivalent (Or Higher) in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience within Mechanical Building Services role
  • Passion to develop career
  • Enthusiastic individual
  • Excellent technical experience

Points of Appeal:

  • Growing company
  • Prestigious projects
  • Progression opportunities


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Robert Mortimer on 0203 640 8989 or email