M&E Estimator

Job Title: M&E Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent
Contact Name: Joanna Rogers
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2019 17:25

Job Description

We are currently searching for an experienced Estimator to work for a leading subcontractor in the building services industry. 

The ideal candidate will have experience working for either a Mechanical or Electrical  subcontractor and be able to:

  • Contacting, introducing and maintaining relationships with Clients, in particularly their Pre-Contract & Commercial Departments
  • Assisting with the completion of PQQs and compilation & submission of associated documentation
  • Measuring, taking-off and quantifying materials and labour for the purpose of establishing project cost
  • Evaluating preliminary demands in terms of site management, supervision etc.
  • Raising RFIs as queries arise during the pre-contract stage
  • Drafting bid/ tender submissions, including obtaining & incorporating quotations from suppliers and specialist sub-contractors
  • Completing ‘value engineering’ exercises for clients, to assist in obtaining savings and brining tender submissions within budget
  • Attending post-tender meeting with Clients to present and discuss the bid
  • Supporting negotiations
  • Reporting on success rates & status updates of tenders
  • Providing advice to the bid teams and to clients
  • Identify opportunity and generate risk management strategy for bids
  • Close liaison with Accounts, Estimating & Procurement on bids to ensure all commercial issues are successfully covered
  • Identify risk and opportunity, price and model to ensure best value strategy is adopted to a bid
  • Provide input in the completing of supplier audits, supplier selection and ongoing rating, ensuring the approved supply chain meets the companies requirements & expectations
  • Develop pricing and commercial frameworks for bids to ensure value optimization and satisfaction for the client

Upon securing a contract, the Estimator will then be expected to:

  • Review contract with QS Dept. and Commercial Director, to ensure the terms reflect that agreed and is in accordance with allowances/proposals
  • Set budgets for both labour & materials, indicating the maximum that can be spent on each element
  • Where necessary, assist the Purchasing Dept. in obtaining materials, components and equipment, as required by the programme, at the most financially advantageous terms
  • Undertaking any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required and/or requested by senior members of staff

Get similar jobs like these by email

By submitting your details you agree to our T&C's

Similar jobs