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Mechanical Estimator

£300 - £450 per day

City of London, London, UK


Ref: SJBME01

Date Advertised:18th October 2019

Start Date:17th November 2019

We are recruiting on behalf of a leading M&E Contractor for this freelance on-going role.This is a key role within an Estimating team, with a focus on producing accurate and timely mechanical estimates, for a range of sectors including Rail, Tunnels and Construction. This role will ensure estimates calculated are in-line with the overall company's strategy and goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obtain competitive and accurate quotations from sub-contractors and suppliers during the estimating process in order to obtain and complete bid package information
  • Review and analyse proposal specifications, drawings and any other documentation to prepare estimates
  • Review and incorporate historical data on labour levels from workers productivity and analysis reports to create an accurate reflection of costs of labour
  • Coordinate mechanical database pricing and labour units.
  • Keep an accurate record of quotations and working documents to support final estimates
  • Working in-conjunction with Procurement, maintain a directory of electrical suppliers, contractors and subcontractors
  • Liaise with internal teams such as, planning, design and operations on specific project requirements
  • Work in-conjunction with the wider bid team to ensure, bids have been completed the highest standard
  • Carry out site visits when applicable
  • Attend pre and post tender meetings
  • Work with the operational teams and attend mobilisation meetings to ensure scope of works is communicated fully
  • Produce take offs and price Mechanical works from the bottom up
  • Present estimates to clients, as and when required

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Adept knowledge of Mechanical principles
  • Knowledge of estimating best practices and methodologies
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office, including Excel
  • Knowledge of estimating software and packages
  • HNC/ONC or above

  • Full UK Driver's License
  • Previous experience in the same position as a Mechanical Estimator
  • Experience working within a Mechanical and Electrical contractor

Our client is looking to interview week commencing 21st October to start ASAP.


McGinley CEP Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 7216155. Registered office: 56 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1DB.

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