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Senior Mechanical Estimator - Permanent - Expired

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Senior Mechanical Estimator urgently required for client based in East London. Our client are an established M&E Main Contractorwho specialise in Turnkey solutions, Data Centres, Commercial Offices and Retail.

£85,000 Per Annum

They require a Senior Mechanical Estimator to join the Estimating team to aid in there continued expansion. The right candidate needs to be driven, self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative when under pressure whilst also being a positive collaborator within a tight team. Vast Experience in Mechanical Estimating required in addition to Building Management Services or building services experience would be desirable. The candidate will be required to attend external site visits with our Clients, Suppliers & Subcontractors and reflect a positive professional image as well as the confidence to clarify bids with our clients.

It is important that the candidate have proven Mechanical installation and/or estimating experience, good technical and analytical skills, excellent computer skills, understand clear timelines and be able to meet targets efficiently for the department. They will be working alongside the Estimating Manager and will be responsible for creating compliant quotations from supplied Tender Documents. On successful conversion of quotations, the estimator will be required to produce a hand over to the Contracts Team, attend Preconstruction meetings and negotiate supplier /subcontractor quotes to attain best value.

The Senior Mechanical estimator will also be responsible for reviewing the junior mechanical estimators tenders as well as providing support and training where possible.

Key Responsibilities:

* Prepare estimates and proposals used to secure new business.
* Establish new tender opportunities by understanding job specifications and drawings.
* Accurately calculate take-offs from drawings including materials and hours.
* Attend site/tender walkthroughs to cross reference drawings to identify proactive solutions and avoid potential site interferences where required.
* Understanding of the planning and sequencing of construction of projects.
* Communication with client to clarify unclear specifications/wording through RFI's.
* Coordinate with sub-contractors and suppliers to obtain competitive pricing used for bid submission.
* Participate in site reviews, tender reviews, tender hand-over and project close out meetings as needed.
* Support the Estimating manager with their role.
* Support in the training of the junior estimator.


* Mechanical contracting background
* Experience in estimating and quoting
* Good understanding of Mechanical regulations
* Be able to manage your own workload
* Proficient in MS Office, word and excel, and other related computer programs
* Strong communication skills both written and oral
* Full UK Driving license with the ability to attend site/tender walkthroughs covering the London Area

Please apply with your updated CV ensuring that any gaps in employment are explained.

IMPORTANTANT NOTE: Dutton Recruitment Ltd follow a strict compliance and registration process, so it is important that when applying for our positions we ask that you hold the relevant Right to work (RTW) documentation and can provide these upon request. We are instructed that when submitting CVs to our clients we are in receipt of all compliance.

At this point, may we take this opportunity to thank you for the interest you have shown in this role. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not always possible to respond to everyone. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 7 days, your application for this vacancy may not have been shortlisted by the client.

Up to £85000 per annum + Per Annum