Mechanical EstimatorConstruction

A leading building services and engineering contractor are currently looking for a Mechanical Estimator to join their team in the Midlands area.

About the Client:

My client are a building services and engineering contractor providing professional and quality services throughout the UK. They operate in the commercial, industrial, retail, education and healthcare sectors.

About the Role:

  • Managing and preparing detailed Mechanical Estimates within defined timescales for Design & Build Projects, New Build / Refurbishment Projects and Cost Plan / Budgets received from Main Contractors including Housing / Education / Hospital / Leisure Facilities / Office Fitout
  • Obtaining and verifying Sub-Contractor quotations for specialist items
  • Take off from drawings
  • Understanding and interpreting Specifications
  • Ensure all Tenders are fully reviewed and presented to the Estimating Manager / Directors prior to submission
  • Preparation of Submission to Client
  • Attending Post Tender Interviews when required
  • Carry Out Client Requirements for any Value Engineering on tenders
  • Dealing with Post Tender Queries / Negotiations up to Point of Order
  • Preparation of Handover of Estimate to Project Team on Order Placement
  • Ensure that all Estimating Procedures are followed
  • Assist with approvals process to ensure accordance with company procedures
  • Participate in the detailed risk assessment process on all bids
  • Develop and maintain a library of outputs and pricing data
  • Assist in the production of bids in other parts of the business when necessary
  • Act as bid manager where required depending on the value and complexity of the tender
  • To undertake, oversee and assist with the production and submission of estimates and tenders
  • Application of their own estimating knowledge and principals from their experience in the industry
  • Be willing to support the business development function in producing innovative solutions

About the Candidate:

  • A stable career history with previous experience in a Mechanical Estimator Position
  • Excellent Computer Skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Previous experience using Estimation Software
  • A quick learner with excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Be able to show great administration and organisational skills
  • D&B experience essential

Points of Appeal:

  • Great salary and package offered.
  • Working for a reputable and expanding company.


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