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Job Ref:  204607474
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Northamptonshire
City:  Northamptonshire
Post Code:  NN13
Salary:  £40000/annum
24/10/2016 02:07
Estimator (1 Electrical & 1 Mechanical) - £40,000
This client is looking for 1 Electrical and 1 Mechanical Estimator. They offer contracting services that include plumbing, heating, ventilation & air conditioning. Electrical Services include distribution, lighting & power, fire alarm, voice & data, security & call systems as well as Renewable energy solutions. The role will see you actively look for engineering solutions that create a competitive advantage.

The Position:
•To complete and issue tenders allocated on time.
•Responsible for preparing accurate prime cost take off and allowances for tenders allocated.
•Thoroughly reads the tender enquiry documentation, making notes on project specific attributes, risks and opportunities.
•Issues timely enquiries to sub-contractors and suppliers for incorporation into tender
•Reviews quotations received from Sub contractors and suppliers, checks compliance and makes correct allowance in accordance with Tender Documentation
•Prepares accurate take off of quantities, grouped in accordance with tender requirements and cost code structure
•Using labour norms and agreed times for all man-hours for each item of work.
•Prices all the labour and material contents of project.
•Assesses and allocates direct costs, for plant and equipment required, Contracts management such as supervision, site establishment, insurance and bond charges etc.
•Prepares tender ready for Director Settlement and allocation of mark-ups.
•Completes Tender letter and submission documents in accordance with Company Standards
•Follows up, as required, and provides client with any assistance needed in interpreting the tender submission to maintain excellent working relationships with the clients and potential clients that facilitates repeat business.
•On award of tender, compiles Handover files and Contract Cost control sheets.
•Be extremely aware and involved in the upgrading of technology relative to the position.

Person specification:
•Trade Experience City in Guilds qualified or HNC/HND in Building Service
•Computer literacy with working knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel/Project
•Experience in s in Mechanical or Electrical Estimating or Trade Installation Operative role
•Previous experience and knowledge of doing take off of quantities essential
•Detailed knowledge and understanding of labour norms and assess man hours for specific work items associated to tenders
•Knowledge of market rate labour costs and materials and to keep abreast of financial changes year upon year
•Keep up to date on technological changes in the the Building Services sectoAbility to build solid working relationships with immediate colleagues and external suppliers and subcontractors
•Planning and co-ordinating
•Communication and briefing
•Work on own initiative and as an effective team member.
•Being productive and self-motivated with a flexible approach to duties.
•IT literate
•Ability to multi task and manage many priorities
•Well organised and able to work un supervised in a logical methodical manner
•Prioritise and allocate time according to priority
•Effective communication skills
•Ability to estimate
•Using resources at disposal to best effect
•Skilled at balancing the big picture with the need to get into deta
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