Mechanical Estimator

Ford Mainwaring Limited
29 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type

We wish to appoint a Mechanical Estimator to enable further growth of our successful team.

The candidate will be responsible for the following key duties;

  • production of detailed tender bids, including Contractors proposals
  • attending mid and post tender meetings and post tender control
  • Interface with both our existing and prospective new client base
  • Day-to-Day management of the tender process to ensure standards are maintained and tender return deadlines are met
  • Suitable Candidates will need to demonstrate a broad knowledge of the industry and will have experience in a wide range of sectors, including Education, Commercial, Health, Custodial, Renewable and Industrial projects
  • This is a permanent position with strong career prospects
  • The Company, are one of the regions' leading, privately owned Mechanical Services contractors, with an excellent reputation for quality and client relationships
  • Location Stoke-on-Trent Office
  • Qualifications:- The ideal candidate will have a minimum of Ten years' experience from a Contracting / Mechanical Engineering background with a minimum of HNC/HND or similar in Mechanical Engineering / Building Services related qualification.
  • A proven track record in a similar position is considered essential.
  • Candidates with Mechanical Design knowledge & experience including the use of Hevacomp & other design software with have a distinct advantage
  • Attributes/Skills:- Pro-active and approachable, lead by example. Thorough and efficient Wide supplier and subcontractor knowledge. Understanding of associated mechanical services Commercial acumen to ensure tenders are financially viable.
  • Flexible in approach to deadlines
  • Previous Project Engineer / Manager experience would be desirable
  • Autocad experience preferable
  • Knowledge and experience in the design / estimation of Energy centres, Plantrooms, Commercial heating & cooling systems is considered essential
  • Computer literate with experience of 'Estimation' or similar software, Issuing/updating tender documents via an electronic control system
  • Willing and able to work as part of a team
  • Personal skills to promote and foster good working relationships with Clients and our internal team
  • Ensuring quality standards are maintained in accordance with Company QA policies
  • Working in an integrated team

For the right individual, we can offer a Competitive salary, car allowance, 24 days holiday (+8 days public holidays), An excellent working environment, opportunities for career progression and further technical and personal development

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