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Junior M&E Estimator –Kent- £25k £35k    

Job Description

  • Reporting to the Estimating Manager
  • Support the business in a time of growth and ensure all tenders are priced accurately to ensure the company remains competitive within the market
  • Preparing accurate and timely cost and sales estimates for projects to consistent and competitive levels
Key Tasks & Responsibilities
  • The candidate must take responsibility for all electrical related estimation works
  • Playing a key role in tendering meetings, in submitting and managing bids and for accurate documentation
  • preparation revision and submission at all required stages through to award of contract, including negotiation stages
  • Creating a fully detailed tender based on a performance specification and services drawings
  • Production of estimates using industry known estimating software, using standard methods of measurements where required Responsible for gathering data required in preparing lump sum
  • Winning and tendering desired projects, achieving discounts with suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Send out inquiries and work closely with supply chain at tender stage to ensure correct and competitive prime costs. Producing any required schedules of materials where required
  • Query bid documentation as may be required to clear up any ambiguities, errors and omissions in tender prior to tender closing - Producing a list of RFI's and submit to the client
  • Estimating cost analysis and estimate co-ordination
  • Liaise and negotiate with end clients to ascertain the exact requirements for  estimates and understanding budget constraints
  • Read drawings to scale and compiling detailed schedules/take-off's
  • Identify scope of value engineering/value creation and identify tender risk
  • Review and ascertain costs associated with logistics
  • Inputting material and labour into estimation
  • Populate client's tender summary breakdown
  • Arrange tender review meeting with senior management and agree submitting
  • Attend client post-tender meetings
  • Produce estimates from various stages of the process with varying degrees of information
  • Maintaining an up to date understanding of technical contractual and commercial developments, continually seeking to win contract through negotiation, single tender action or by alternative solutions
  • Prepare information packages for handover to construction team if successful
  • Attend handover meeting and brief the team on the tender bid
  • Communicate with clients to follow up of submitted tenders and bids
Salary and Packaged:
  • £25-35k basic- depending on experience 
  • 25 days holiday
  • 8-5 Monday to Friday working week
  • Company pension
  • Competitive package