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Advertiser: Hamlin Knight

Job Title: Mechanical Estimator
Rate:£45K Per Year
Description: My prestigious client based in Warwick is currently looking for a Mechanical Estimator to join their team on a permanent basis.

The purpose of the role will be to produce detailed and accurate mechanical estimates for a variety of new-build and refurbishments projects across a range of sectors including, but not limited to, retail, education, healthcare and residential.

• To be responsible for all aspects of multiple tender bids for all potential projects, ranging in size, complexity value from approximately 50,000 to 4 million, using Cypher software.
• Liaise with Project Managers to review tender documents and to assist with cost control on all aspects of the tender process, through to internal handover.
• Liaising with main contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers throughout the bid process, building and maintaining strong relationships with all to ensure best value.
• Ensuring that all bids submitted are technically correct, and comply with all documentation provided by main contractors and meet any deadlines set.
• Responsible for personal workload, liaising with the Head of Mechanical Services, and to attend internal meetings with Project Managers and the Financial Controller to review tender documents, and contracts to identify and limit the Company’s risk.
• Represent the Company in negotiations and meetings with Clients, when required, including final tender meetings and pre-order meetings.
• Make full use of the available IT to keep track of progress and to ensure that all pricing for materials and labour are up-to-date.
• Carry out the role of Estimator in adherence to existing working practices, methods and procedures, in compliance with relevant Health & Safety legislation and in compliance with all policies and procedures.

The Candidate
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong analytical and numeracy skills
• Ability to analyse drawings to prepare times, cost, materials and labour estimates
• Ability to perform consistently under pressure and adapt to different situations
• Ability to manage time effectively
• Sound commercial awareness
• Good understanding of technical issues
• Good understanding of labour, plant, materials and equipment
• Highly motivated and enthusiastic, with a good work ethic
• Ability to prioritise and manage the role’s workload
• Ability to liaise with a range of personnel and to influence people
• Proven track record of successfully winning mechanical projects

On offer is a salary of up to 45,000.

Hamlin Knight is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy in this instance

Skills Required: Mechanical Estimator
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Jason Duffy Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0114 279 2617 Contact Fax:
Reference: JD/124084 Added: 21-09-2017
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