Estimator (Mechanical) - Piperwork/Water

Location Derby
Discipline: Construction Professionals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££45 - £55 per annum
Contact name: Conor Winchle

Contact email:
Job ref: LNESTIMATOR_1684744439
Published: 13 days ago


  • Derby
  • Full time, permanent
  • up to £55,000 (dependant on experience)

My client is currently on the lookout for an Estimator to join their team. They are looking for a versatile Mechanical Engineer with the ability to adapt to different project requirements. The successful candidate will be responsible for project cost estimating, working as part of a small team. Good communication skills are crucial for success in this role.

Main responsibilities:

  • Control and maintenance of a database of enquiries.
  • Analyse tender requirements and resolve queries relating to scope of works.
  • Produce take offs from tender information suitable for the Buyer to obtain material costs from suppliers.
  • Extract information from 3D models in Navisworks format for example.
  • ​​​​​​​Have a good understanding of P&IDs to produce take offs.
  • Create bills of materials based on engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Establish accurate labour costs to produce cost estimates and quotes.
  • Compile estimates and bids based on all data gathered and maintain consistent and reliable data.
  • Calculate costs associated with changes to design.
  • Produce risk management by assessing the financial, technical, and operational risks of the project.
  • Prioritise outstanding enquiries to promote customer satisfaction.
  • Aid the team with contract negotiations.
  • Produce quotation documents with details of the scope of works and engineering specifications.
  • Aid the Contract Manager with the preparation of variation costs for projects.
  • Attend design & pre-stat meetings with the client if required.
  • Support the project team with information for the company's production plans and weekly progress reports.