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  • UK, East Midlands, Derbyshire
  • from £50,000 to £70,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Industry: Water
  • Discipline: MEICA Site, Proposals, MEICA Design, Estimating, Mechanical Engineering
  • Qualifications: HND HNC or equivalent, Professional / Chartered

Our client is a major Water consultancy are currently looking for an MEICA Proposals Engineer / Mechanical Estimator to join their team in Derbyshire.

Job purpose

Preparation and submission of successful tenders for varied and challenging Infrastructure projects, under a variety of forms of procurement. In this role tenders will be predominantly in the Water Sector under our frameworks with Thames Water and Yorkshire Water Services.

Working as part of a team with the objective of securing profitable future workload for the business.

Responsibilities

• Appraisal of tender documents

• Managing the tender pricing process ensuring completion and recording of all necessary process documentation to satisfy formal procedures

• Initiation of technical queries and ensuring design is sufficiently developed to enable accurate costings

• Preparation of material, equipment and sub-contract enquiries including selection of prospective suppliers and subcontractors, particularly MEICA suppliers

• Attending strategy/opportunity meetings with project team

• Visiting site to identify site specific risks

• Risk and Value management during the tender period

• Preparation of budgets and cost plans.

• Contribution to the design development process and attend design team meetings for D&B tenders

• Preparing tender Bills of Quantities if necessary

• Preparation of analytical cost estimates including preliminaries

• Using construction knowledge and commercial experience in conjunction with other members of the bid team to ensure competitive bids

• Adjudication and comparison of supplier and subcontractor quotations

• Contribution to value engineering throughout the design phase of design and build projects

• Presentation of the tender to senior management at tender settlement meetings including highlighting relevant commercial issues

• Completion of tender documentation and submission of the tender

• Ensuring a smooth handover of the project to the site team

• Supervision and mentoring of other estimators where required

Person

• Enthusiastic with the desire to win

• Able to work flexibly to tight deadlines

• Effective communicator

• Ability to work as a team member or on own initiative

• Systematic / organised

• Resourceful, reliable

• Innovative and lateral thinking

Requirements

Essential

• Appropriate Construction/ MEICA related qualification - HND/Degree or similar

• Competent use of Microsoft packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, Access

• Extensive experience of analytical water industry estimating

• Experience of all forms of contract including traditional, partnering, design & build 2 stage tenders and frameworks

• Experience of using estimating software (eg Conquest)

• Well developed technical construction and MEICA installation and commissioning knowledge

Desirable

• Further Engineering qualification eg. CEng, MIMechE, MIET

• Demonstrable development of personal skills and capability through on-going training, experience and mentoring

• Awareness of BIM

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Online)
  • Date: 01.12.2021
  • Deadline: 15.12.2021
  • Quote ref: 2685/22184

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