Mechanical Estimator

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: £30000 - £36000/annum


Our client is a heating company based in Preston.

Job Function:

– To deliver the companies Estimating function associated with Plumbing, Domestic Heating, Service & Maintenance

Roles and Responsibilities.

– Your line manager will be the Estimating Director

– To undertake all duties associated with the design and estimating of domestic heating and plumbing tenders.

– Have responsibility for the administration and general management of the domestic housing estimating function in accordance with the companies standard operating procedures

– To undertake all duties associated with the tendering and sales conversion of domestic boiler replacements enquiries primarily from end users including client liaison, surveys, pricing and quotation issue.

– Carry out all tendering duties associated with commercial plumbing installations

– To support our Service and Maintenance Section in the preparation of quotations

– Support as necessary any colleagues engaged in Estimating or Business Development duties

– Implement the companies Business Development strategy, identifying and developing business opportunities with new and existing clients across the company to maintain agreed turnover levels

– Be pro-active in liaising with clients and colleagues to ensure accurate and timely submission of tenders, budgets and quotations to meet the demands of the business.

– Represent the company at client meetings.

– Carry out site surveys as necessary so as to prepare the most competitive quotations.

– Provide support to both the Project and Service & Maintenance Sections in the delivery of projects.

– To be pro-active in the monitoring of tenders to identify value engineering opportunities and through this maximise the profitability of the company.

– Be pro-active in the chasing, negotiation and conversion of tenders into commercially beneficial orders

– Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role.

– Develop constructive working relationships with your colleagues at all levels, suppliers and clients.

– Participate in internal and external meetings as required to fulfil your role.

– Have design & technical knowledge of Domestic Building Services to an advanced level.

– Provide feedback and recommendations where appropriate to improve practices.

– Offer support and training to other team members as appropriate

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