McGinley Support Services

Mechanical Estimator

We are recruiting on behalf of a leading M&E Contractor for this freelance on-going role.This is a key role within an Estimating team, with a focus on producing accurate and timely mechanical estimates, for a range of sectors including Rail, Tunnels and Construction.

This role will ensure estimates calculated are in-line with the overall company's strategy and goals.



Key Responsibilities:



  • Obtain competitive and accurate quotations from sub-contractors and suppliers during the estimating process in order to obtain and complete bid package information

  • Review and analyse proposal specifications, drawings and any other documentation to prepare estimates

  • Review and incorporate historical data on labour levels from workers productivity and analysis reports to create an accurate reflection of costs of labour

  • Coordinate mechanical database pricing and labour units.

  • Keep an accurate record of quotations and working documents to support final estimates

  • Working in-conjunction with Procurement, maintain a directory of electrical suppliers, contractors and subcontractors

  • Liaise with internal teams such as, planning, design and operations on specific project requirements

  • Work in-conjunction with the wider bid team to ensure, bids have been completed the highest standard

  • Carry out site visits when applicable

  • Attend pre and post tender meetings

  • Work with the operational teams and attend mobilisation meetings to ensure scope of works is communicated fully

  • Produce take offs and price Mechanical works from the bottom up

  • Present estimates to clients, as and when required



Technical Knowledge and Skills



  • Adept knowledge of Mechanical principles

  • Knowledge of estimating best practices and methodologies

  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office, including Excel

  • Knowledge of estimating software and packages


  • HNC/ONC or above



  • Full UK Driver's License



  • Previous experience in the same position as a Mechanical Estimator

  • Experience working within a Mechanical and Electrical contractor


Our client is looking to interview week commencing 21st October to start ASAP.




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