Mechanical Estimator in Essex

50,000

65,000

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is a multi-discipline Mechanical and Electrical Contractor Specialising in Design, Installation, Renewables and FM Works with a solid reputation across multiple sectors including Commercial, Residential, Leisure and Educational. Founded over 25 years ago our Client has built strong relationships with some of the Construction giants and prestigious clients which has led to large financial gains and a healthy book lined up.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our client is looking to expand their business and striving for business growth, they are looking to expand their estimating team by bringing in a Mechanical Estimator . The successful candidate would be responsible for overseeing estimates with project values ranging from £5 Million to £35 Million.

 

Main Duties   

  • develop new business opportunities and client relationships.
  • Produce accurate estimates that are detailed and inputted into the estimating software currently in use.
  • Work as part of a team whilst at the same time work unsupervised, prioritising workload through effective communication with all the estimating team.
  • Technically and commercially appraise all mechanical quotations on receipt.
  • Work closely with the Buying Department and the respective operations teams at the tender stage, handover and throughout the planning stages of each successful project.
  • Participate in the design development to assess the buildability, materials, innovation and cost-effectiveness of proposals.
  • Provide high-level pricing information early in the Tender for optioneering and budgeting exercises to ensure the most cost-effective solution is offered.
  • Prepare schedules for the Tender, using feedback from successful contracts and collaborating with other functions.
  • Participate in the preparation of a procurement plan with the central/regional buyers to agree suppliers & sub-contractors, terms & conditions and discount levels
  • Prepare enquiries and obtain competitive quotations for mechanical engineering resources, particularly materials and sub-contractors. Obtain completed construction and design questionnaires where appropriate.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Technically competent with a good understanding of mechanical and electrical installation methods and pricing
  • Must have minimum 2 years Mechanical Estimating experience, preferably with experience working on projects worth over £10M or more
  • Experience on large residential projects
  • Strong mathematical and IT skills
  • Microsoft Office

REWARDS AND BENEFITS

  • Up to £65,000 P/A (DOE)
  • Hybrid working
  • Pension scheme 5%
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Life Assurance

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About this Recruiter

Joshua Lawrence
Consultant

A bit about me

I have worked as a consultant at Cityscape Recruitment for just over a year. I focus on finding opportunities for professionals in the specialist contractor and M+E sectors. The roles I work on range from back office staff to managerial roles. Outside recruitment, I enjoy playing rugby and golf and going to the gym.
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Construction professionals,
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Find your next construction job, today.

Are you looking for new construction job? If you are a skilled construction professional, we will have an opportunity for you. We are an experienced construction recruitment agency and have an impressive track record of sourcing the best opportunities for the professionals we work for.

Providing you with an in-depth insight of industry knowledge, we can help you make the most informed decisions about your next move, now and for the entirety of your career.

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About Cityscape Recruitment

Cityscape Recruitment is not like any other construction recruitment agency. Our business does not have a sales-driven environment, instead, we reward quality over quantity.

We use our specialist industry knowledge to help introduce and guide construction professionals into companies that best suit their desired career aspirations and personal goals. From Quantity Surveyors to Site Managers to Civil Engineers, we work to the same objective of helping to enhance their careers.

And our relationships don’t end on day one of a new role – we pride ourselves on our ability to build long-lasting relationships with both clients and construction professionals. And we are fortunate enough to work with many leading construction companies and professionals in London and throughout the rest of the UK.

SUPPORTING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Clients we work for

Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape.

What our clients say

We have worked with Alex Wallace and the Cityscape Recruitment team for a number of years now and find their service excellent.

They supply well matched and vetted candidates and very quickly understood all our requirements. They have always demonstrated good market knowledge and an ability to deliver to our requirements.

Commercial Director,
Main Contractor

I have used Cityscape Recruitment multiple times over the last 5 years. Very pleasant to deal with and all candidates put forward for interview are well suited to the position and well vetted by the team, so there is no time wasted with unsuitable applicants. I would highly recommend Cityscape. I intend to use them again in the future should any vacancies become available.

Operations Director,
Platt and Reilly Ltd

The Cityscape Recruitment team has always been great to deal with. Always ready to listen to our needs and requirements, a quality some recruiters do not appreciate or have, then advising where they can assist in our staff procurement. We look forward to working with Laura and Cityscape in the coming years.

Director,
Soilfix

Construction Recruitment FAQs

Here are answers to some questions that you may have.

At Cityscape Recruitment we have teams of consultants who find opportunities for construction professionals in the following sectors:

  • Main Contractor – Build
  • Fit Out and Refurbishment
  • Residential Development
  • Specialist Contract
  • Civil Engineering
  • Consultancy

Read more about our company here.

Our Residential Development team recruits for the very broad range of roles available in the Construction and Civil Engineering industries. From Quantity Surveyor to Technical Coordinator to Project Manager.

They can also recruit for the complete range of seniorities within these specialist areas. From Graduate roles, up to Heads of Departments and Managing Directors

To view all our live roles, click here

Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape. 

Some of our key clients are Statom Group, 8Build, AJ Morrisroe and Sons, VolkerFitzpatrick, Troy Group and Bellway Homes. 

Whatever your career aspirations may be, we will have the opportunities and the industry knowledge to share with you.

Our office is in Rickmansworth, West Hertfordshire. We are, therefore, best placed to provide recruitment services for London, the Home Counties, and the Southern Region of the country. However, we can and do recruit for the whole of the UK and have made many successful placements for construction professionals in the Midlands and the North and West regions of the country. 

To view all of our live roles, click here

When you first contact us, be that through direct contact, responding to an advert or applying through our website, we will connect you with a consultant who works in your specialist area. 

Initially, they will arrange a meeting to talk through your CV and career history. They will encourage you to go into detail about your background and experiences, capabilities and responsibilities, personal circumstances and any other factors they feel are relevant to help them build up a well-rounded profile of you. 

We take extraordinary care in matching professionals to an opportunity – one that will help enhance their careers and a clients’ team. We therefore also use this meeting to empower you in your career. Using our extensive knowledge of the construction industry, we would provide in-depth overviews of businesses, projects and available roles, and guidance on where your strengths will add the most value and career potential. 

After this meeting, the consultant will speak to a number of their clients about you and your CV. Who they speak to can be either jointly agreed upon or you can trust the judgement and expertise of the consultant to contact clients they feel are the best fit for your experience and goals.

If any clients are interested in meeting with you, the consultant will manage the interview process, coaching you before any interviews if required. (Further guidance can be found here.)

If you are successful in receiving an offer(s), our consultant will communicate this with you and help to negotiate the offer(s) and any other terms of employment. 

Finally, we will support you in resigning from your current role, navigating potential counter offers and starting your new role.

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