Mechanical Estimator

Posted 4 days ago by GPS Recruitment

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Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Position:          Mechanical Estimator

Location:         Sheffield

Salary:             Circa 45-55K (Neg on experience) + Car Allowance

GPS have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Estimator for one of the UK’s leading multi-disciplined business service providers, offering a coordinated package of electrical, mechanical, data & IT services and facilities management / maintenance solutions. The role of the Mechanical Estimator is to support the Mechanical department overseeing all aspects of estimating.

Key Responsibilities:

• Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, plans, specifications, and related documents.

• Identifies labour, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, plans, specifications, and related documents.

• Compile costs by analysing labour, material, and time requirements.

• Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analysing information.

• Presents prepared estimates by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.

• Prepares special reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and trends.

• Maintains cost data base by entering and backing up data.

• Maintains a log of all estimates coming into and leaving the business and analyses win/ loss rates and reasoning.

• Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications.

• Support the business in anyway necessary as appropriate when requested by Directors or Management.

Key Criteria/Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in a similar position is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills
  • Good administration skills
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Have good spoken and written communication skills
  • Respect the importance of confidentiality, as you will be dealing with employees' personal details
  • Have good organising skills
  • Have problem solving skills
  • Be able to work accurately, with good attention to detail
  • Be able to use databases, spreadsheets, word processing and excel
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