Mechanical Estimator

Recruiter
Hays Building
Location
Southampton
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted
15 Mar 2019
Closes
12 Apr 2019
Ref
3399419
Contact
Aadil Cockar
Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Mechanical Estimator required for the leading Contractor on the South Coast


My client is one of the leading M&E Contractors on the South Coast. They run major M&E projects as far North as Birmingham. As demand for their services increase they find themselves looking for an Mechanical Estimator to strengthen their Commercial Department.


You will be working on projects in the following sectors:

  • Education
  • Hotels
  • Manufacturing and Processing
  • Offices
  • High-end Residential
  • Refurbishments and Fit-Out
  • Science and Research
  • Student Accommodation


The successful applicant should have a minimum of 10 years' experience and trade qualifications representative of an Mechanical Estimator. They should be capable of demonstrating previous successful experience of mechanical estimating within the range of £5,000 to £2 million (Mechanical value) You will be able to carry out the following tasks:

  • Understand and scrutinise Project Specifications & Drawings
  • Meeting with Client and Consultants
  • Carry out site visits and surveys
  • Measuring and take offs for materials and labour
  • Working knowledge of SEC Cypher, Estimating package or similar (not essential but would be preferred)
  • Complete tenders within short timescales, common return period between 1 and 3 weeks
  • Present tender return sheet to our Electrical Department for combined issue
  • Identify and present tender qualifications and exclusions
  • Produce Value Engineering solutions
  • Understand and scrutinise M&E Sub-Contractor quotations
  • Good working relationship with an already friendly team


Ideally you will come from an M&E Design and Build background. The post offers a real opportunity to contribute to a growing business with a successful growth record and very real prospects.

You will have held a similar Estimating position with an M&E Contractor.

Hays Building Services is the only Recruitment Consultancy to be the Official Recruitment Partner for the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

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