Job

Estimator

£55,000 - £75,000 per annum

Permanent

Hertfordshire, UK

Christopher Boughton

Ref No: Est - Hertfordshire_1707321634

We are currently recruiting for an Estimator in the location Hertfordshire.

As a MEICA Estimator & Proposals Engineer, you will be responsible for developing estimates and tenders for our MEICA-related projects. To include the successful development of the project as it drives through the estimating and tendering process through to contract award and continue to advise through the progress of the project

The tendering of MEICA projects and its strategy will be set by the MEICA Director in line with the MEICA business plan contributing to project time, cost, programme & safety while understanding and in agreement with the client's project requirements.

You will be a key link and part of an integral team bringing skills and experience, working closely with the MEICA Director and Project Manager, to meet the project requirements in a safe, time and cost-effective manner.

As MEICA Estimator & Proposal Engineer, you will be expected to contribute fully to the growth of the MEICA business

Key Responsibilities:

Experience of MEICA equipment and services used in the construction of Water and Wastewater Treatment Works is preferable.
Working with the MEICA project & the civils team, effectively managing the tender pricing process including tender appraisals
Ensure designs are checked and verified and can sufficiently be developed to ensure accurate tender submissions.
Ensure estimating & tender procedures and governance as well as all levels of due diligence are checked before tender adjudication.
Preparing material, equipment, and sub-contract enquiries.
Production of the MEICA cost estimate for tender submission.
Risk and value management during the tender period.
Preparing budgets and cost plans.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Meeting and exceeding MEICA and client expectations at every step of the project lifecycle.
Contributing to and achieving all business unit and Barhale MEICA KPIs & KPMs focusing on developing and estimating a series of target costs.
Developing the scope of work for the project with the MEICA team.
Producing bottom-up estimates derived from the client scope & technical information.
Assisting in the production of estimating & tender stage programmes to support our tender submissions.
Collating and issuing technical enquiries to our trusted supply chain partners, evaluating their tender returns for compilation into the tender.
Updating target costs also ensures that actual cost data is captured.
Promote the use of innovative methods, materials & safe systems of work.
Communicate clearly and effectively with senior management, designers, consultants, clients, and project teams on all relevant technical matters.
Ensure we adopt and maintain a world-class differential standard on our projects which rival our competitors.
Management of our selected contractors ensuring quality of delivery and value for money in all tender submissions.
Be the key point of contact between the project and the programme.
Manage stakeholder communications and key messages for the project.
Ensuring client specifications and requirements are met by reviewing progress and liaising with the MEICA and project team.
Promoting and maintaining health & safety on all projects with the Project Manager and their teams whilst dealing with any day-to-day unexpected problems during the project, reporting this to the MEICA Director when required.

Qualifications:

A level, or equivalent (foundation degree HND, HNC).
Experience in estimating in the Water and wastewater industry.
MEICA (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control, and automation) installation/commissioning knowledge as well as technical construction knowledge.
Experience in estimating software such as Conquest, Candy & CESMM etc.
Experience with multiple forms of contracts as well as the operation of frameworks within the Water and wastewater industry.
To have previously operated in a similar position around the estimating disciplines of MEICA, as a Mechanical or Electrical Estimator / Proposals Engineer.
SMSTS/SSSTS qualification (Desirable).
CSCS card qualification (Desirable).
First Aid qualification (Desirable).
5-day SMSTS (Desirable).

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