Estimator - Industrial Services - Derby with Travel

Oliver Sanderson Limited
Newton Solney
£30,000 per annum
07 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Estimator - Derby with some UK travel

Salary is between £30,000-£50,000 plus bonus and benefits.

Our client, a leading building/industrial services provider, is looking for an Estimator to join their team. This is a hands-on role where you will prepare estimates, quotations and budget prices to secure orders for work.Reporting to the Design & Estimating Manager

Key Areas:

  • Handle tender preparation from acceptance of enquiry through to final submission working to strict deadlines throughout
  • Liaise with clients where necessary and to obtain specific information relevant to tender content and preparation
  • Develop outline project programmes
  • Develop initial project risk register
  • Review client specifications and requirements
  • Site Visits
  • Quantity take offs from drawings
  • Preparation of cost sheets
  • Attend Client team meetings
  • Develop Outline client scope into fully detailed costs
  • Prepare requests for quotations to Sub Contractors and Suppliers
  • Analyse returns from Sub Contractors and Suppliers
  • Calculation of Labour Rates
  • Preparation of Tender letters
  • Tender programmes and schedules
  • Attendance of Hand Over meetings to Project teams


  • Electrical and/or Mechanical estimating experience in a building services background.
  • High level of accuracy and commercial acumen
  • Quality of estimating proposals
  • Good communication and presentational skills
  • Conversant with use of Microsoft Office with good knowledge of excel


  • Conversant with use of Estimation Software
  • Ability to produce programme utilising Microsoft Projects
  • Electrical and/or Mechanical estimating experience within the building services sector
  • AutoCAD
  • Amtech
  • Background knowledge of civil and construction methods

Salary is between £30,000-£50,000 plus bonus and benefits.

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