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Mechanical Estimator

Salford, Greater Manchester

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BAM Services Engineering are recruiting an Mechancial Estimator in our North West region.

Our estimators must be self-starters, good forward planners and are often required to make judgments / assessments in relation to budget costs from limited information. You will work closely with other professionals including Services & Construction Managers, Planners and Designers, so being a team player is essential. This role will report to the regions Operations Manager.

About the role

Pre Contract Role;-

• Providing estimates for tenders and procurement of MEP packages.

• Cost planning from minimal information for cost advice in short time-frames

• Preparing and issuing of enquiries, assessment of returns for commercial and technical comparisons to subcontractor and equipment quotations.

• Quantifying and producing detailed take offs

• Producing package reports and finalising contract sum analysis for all relevant packages

• Identifying Risks and Opportunities

• Completing tenders in a professional manner for adjudication

• Evaluating and negotiating contract sums with the client teams

Post Contract Role;-

• Arranging and chairing project mobilisation meetings to the project team

• Attending and leading post tender interviews with subcontractors and producing minutes

• Post Contract negotiating and procuring with subcontractors and manufacturers for commercial advantage

• Monitoring the stages of a project to make sure that costs are being kept in line with the tender values

• Producing order documentation for subcontractors and manufacturers

• Following commercial procedures

Who are we looking for?

• A minimum of 3 year's experience within a similar role

• Minimum relevant qualification to BTEC, HNC, HND level or equivalent

• Experience in using Microsoft Office packages

• Ability to follow company best practices and procedures

• Excellent communication skills with the ability of consistent knowledge sharing

• Ability to work within a team environment or as an individual with minimal supervision

• Excellent negotiation skills

• Experience of using estimating software [such as Xtreme Estimating] an advantage

• Knowledge of local supply chain an advantage

What do we offer?

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we provide continuing learning and development opportunities within a creative and considerate work environment.

If you share our value of doing what you say you will, to the best of your ability, every time, we want to hear from you.

We are committed to developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customer base and the communities in which we operate. By 2020 we will have a visibly inclusive culture attracting the best talent to our diverse business by having an environment which enables everyone to fulfil their full potential

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