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Mechanical Estimator

02 Jan 2018
2M Employment Solutions Limited
£35,000 to £40,000 pa
Bristol,Bristol,United Kingdom
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Mechanical Estimator
Reports to: Building Services Manager
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week - Monday – Friday. Your hours will generally be between 9.00am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, with a one-hour unpaid lunch break.
Department: Building Services Department.
Area: Bristol
Salary Range: £35,000 - 40,000

Space Engineering Services are one of the most dynamic refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning service providers in Europe. We are proud to offer innovative products and services, and market-leading refrigeration technology, for which we have received awards and industry accreditations.

We offer all of our employees 22 plus bank holidays holiday. Our extensive benefits package includes; Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection Insurance, Life cover – 2x salary, Childcare Vouchers, Discount scheme – including Gyms, Employee Assistance Programme, Introducers Bonus Scheme and an excellent pension scheme.

Job Details:

Main Purpose and Scope of the job
Responsible for production of detailed tender bids, attending tender meetings and conducting post tender handover meetings - supporting the company’s growth development plan.

• Lead daily organisation of incoming / outgoing enquiries;
• Produce accurate and high quality tender bids in line with the commercial governance process;
• Support, maintain, develop and build the estimating department alongside procurement;
• Owner for the mechanical element of the estimating function;
• Identify potential opportunities to increase revenue and margin, feeding leads through to the sales function;
• Be prepared to support the whole business needs.

• Maintain supplier, subcontract and the estimating database
• Assess tender opportunities to ensure adequate information is available
• Prepare supplier and subcontractor enquiries, evaluating quotes upon return
• Take off quantities of materials and apply labour values accordingly
• Provide core costs and advise of challenges / risks pre-submission
• Prepare final submission in the requested format and by set deadlines
• Post tender negotiations

Post Contract
• Maintain tender documentation and respond to pre-tender and post contract queries
• Preparation of contractual information to client / subcontractors
• Post contract liaison with clients
• Support the PM’s for material procurement
• Take an active role in sub-contract negotiations and award of packages
• Work closely with the departments finance surveyors in respect of all costs and variations

Line Management
• Motivate, encourage and support members of the team.
• Advise periods of overload in good time.
• Identify opportunities for efficiencies and improved working practices.

• Overall management of the mechanical element
• Key point of contact for all estimating matters internally and externally
• Coordinate with the Project Managers and Design team to make sure the efforts of the team are aligned with the customers’ requirements across our whole business

Person Specification
• Excellent attitude and approach to work.
• Highly self-reliant, motivated and enthusiastic.
• Approachable, open and able to work as part of a team.
• Excellent customer care and interpersonal skills.
• Commitment to quality and attention to detail.

Skill Set, Qualifications and Experience
• Design Experience;
• NICEIC accredited;
• Educated to HNC/HND level;
• Experience of both Mechanical and Electrical;
• Installers background;
• Successful delivery on retail projects;
• Worked on and delivered bids up to the value of 1m.

We are always looking for committed, innovative and talented individuals to join our team.

Please click 'Apply' to continue your application.

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