Vacancy - Estimator

Vacancy: Estimator
Location: Bury

Role Purpose

Responsible for compiling estimates for new business opportunities, co-ordinating all aspects of an estimate including internal, sub contract, specialist and supply chain elements. Drafting tender proposals and presenting all cost and project information in a high quality clear format for review by a senior management representative.


 Register and acknowledge receipt of enquiries
 Interpret and understand all project requirements from ITT documentation including technical and high level commercial elements.
 Manage/monitor all aspects of bids/cost plans preparation
 Build up cost estimates for elements including:

o Building Services Works including pipework and electrical work.
o Fabrication Work
o Site Installation
o Preliminaries
o Equipment and Sub Contract elements
o Design Costs
o Escalation & Risk Factors

 Co-ordinate content from others in the business and where required produce supporting documents to enhance the quality of bids and proposals
 Present detailed accurate estimating content for review and subsequent approval.
 Attend post tender reviews and lead in presenting project handover content when new business is secured.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

 Experience of the UK HVAC market
 Experience of bid preparation and co-ordination
 Previous experience in a similar role in Construction / Building services company.
 Computer literacy including a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
 Good interpersonal skills
 Flexibility
 Presentable
 Customer focused

Highly Desirable (but not essential)

 Experience using Trimble Estimation software
 Some knowledge of AutoCAD, MS Powerpoint, Primavera P6 Programmes
 Experience of the Nuclear industry would be advantageous
 Consideration would be given to candidates with more general or basic estimating experience wishing to develop their career in this field.

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