Mechanical Estimator

July 14, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Estimator

Salary: Salary Negotiable base upon experience.

Location: Glasgow

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

We have an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic candidate to join the HF family in a permanent role that promises unique challenges, a varied workload and great career progression opportunities within the company.

We are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Estimator to join our HF M&E Division.

Salary negotiable upon experience.

The Position:

Reporting directly to the Estimating Director, you will work within the estimating department, estimating mechanical services within all aspects of commercial, industrial and residential construction.

The position includes producing accurate estimates on time for adjudication and to negotiate successful tenders through to hand-over with the delivery teams, to enable the company to fulfil its business objectives.

This is a long-term position with flexible working arrangements in our Glasgow branch.

Personal Attributes:

The successful candidate will be required to complete the following daily tasks:

  • To review and assess the tender documentation and requirements to enable production of successful tenders Agreeing tender values with Clients
  • To identify and report on risk and opportunity/scope Maintaining spreadsheets & preparing reports relating to tender submissions
  • To work collaboratively as a key member of the estimating team
  • Make sure that tenders take in to account health and safety, quality and environmental legislation as well as being compliant with our own H&S policies and procedures
  • To produce accurate net estimates with full breakdowns for adjudication
  • To seek value engineering & advantage through tender process

What You Need

  • Have a minimum of 5 years estimating experience of working in a similar role – desirable
  • Estimating/Quantity Surveying qualification – desirable
  • Understanding and knowledge of estimating/quantity surveying
  • Have a full UK driving license
  • Excellent Customer Service, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and decision-making skills
  • An analytical approach with excellent time management skills imperative
  • A strong commercial acumen with good negotiation skills with the ability to liaise effectively with clients and architects to build robust ongoing relationships

Working at HF Group

The HF Group is a family run collection of companies and services with branches across the UK. Our family culture stretches back over three centuries in business yet it means much more than dates and numbers. It’s quite literally, the core of our business. We consider all of our employees as part of the family and invaluable assets to our ongoing success. We continually invest in training, refresher courses and development for our team that allows everyone in the HF family to share in a thriving and mutually supportive working environment.

The benefit to us? Excellent staff retention and length of service rates. And to our clients? The reassurance of the best possible service, throughout every aspect of their communications with us.

Working across a variety of business sectors in exciting, ground-breaking projects, we make sure that new members who join the HF family join us with a clearly defined development path that is supported by regular reviews, training and ongoing support from our senior level management team.

Additional Information:

No Agencies please.

HF is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company’s receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure that we can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a job vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Due to volume only successful candidates will be contacted.

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of: Estimator, Operations Coordinator, Construction, Refurbishment, Building Surveying, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Manufacturing Estimator, Manufacturing Costs Estimator, Technical Estimator, Engineering Project Estimator, Technical Project Estimator may also be considered.