Assistant Mechanical Estimator required for High-end Contractor (Projects in London)
Operating for almost 20 years, my Client operates exclusively in the Super Prime Residential sector and provides Construction Management expertise with an internal M&E Department. They are now looking to strengthen their Estimating department by hiring a experienced Assistant Mechanical Estimator.
The Business has considerable expertise in significant and substantial structural works including basements, retained facades and major alterations to load bearing structural features. They also have strong expertise in integrating old and new, by harmonising complex M&E and audio visual service installations sympathetically within the fine finishes of prestige properties. Project values range from £5 – £50 million.
Assignments include luxury construction projects in Chelsea, Belgravia, Mayfair, Knightsbridge and Kensington – super-prime locations that set the international standard in high-end residential excellence.
The established in-house M&E business consists of M&E Managers, M&E Estimators, M&E Foreman, all supported by an in-house M&E CAD Department.
As Assistant Mechanical Estimator you will work with the Senior Mechanical Estimator to carry out the following tasks:
Understand and scrutinise Project Specifications & Drawings
Carry out site visits and surveys
Measuring and take offs for materials and labour
Working knowledge of SEC Cypher, Estimating package or similar (not essential but would be preferred)
Complete tenders within short timescales, common return period between 1 and 3 weeks
Able to tender between 1 and 3 projects at any time period
Present tender return sheet to our Mechanical Department for combined issue
Identify and present tender qualifications and exclusions
Produce Value Engineering solutions
Understand and scrutinise Sub-Contractor quotations
Good working relationship with an already friendly team
Ideally you will come from an M&E Design and Build background. The post offers a real opportunity to contribute to a growing business with a successful growth record and very real prospects.
You will have held a similar Estimating position with an M&E Contractor. The successful applicant will ideally come from a M&E Sub-contracting background.