Mechanical Estimating Engineer

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Parker Technical Services is part of the Edwin James Group, a leading independently owned property and infrastructure support services company delivering integrated building and facilities management services. Our team of over 1000 people works for and with a diverse Blue Chip client base across diverse sectors including Manufacturing, Food, Government and private programs. Our goal is to be known as a straightforward, no-nonsense operation that is easy to understand, and easy to work with.

A new job opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Estimating Engineer from a building services background based out of our offices in Mildenhall, Suffolk

This is a rewarding career opportunity with a growing business who are leaders in their industry, an essential part of the growth plans and future success

Key Responsibilities
  • Produce competitive, commercially viable tenders for new and existing clients
  • Ability to identify alternative designs to obtain competitive advantages
  • Carry out take off’s from working drawings
  • Able to negotiate the optimum tender price from suppliers, wholesalers and subcontractors
  • Ensure tenders are prepared to a high standard
  • Participate in handover of successful bids to delivery team
  • Ensure delivery team understand the technical, financial and key programme issues.
Skills & Experience

We value everyone’s skills and experiences but for this role are looking for people who:

  • Have previous experience of a similar role within a building services contracting environment or from a design background in that industry
  • Experience of  the capability of estimating mechanical projects from £250K – £4 Million
  • Mechanically qualified to at Least HNC level but people who are qualified by experience are also encouraged to apply
  • Ideally, they are looking for someone from the local East Anglia area that has already developed close working relationships with end user and main contractor clients.
  • Strong IT Skills and previous experience with estimating software
  • Have a right ‘first time’ philosophy
What we offer
  • A competitive salary and benefits package appropriate to level of position
  • Development opportunities within our own inhouse training academy
  • Career development within a successful and growing group of businesses with wide geographical and industry spread

If this is your dream role, then we’d love to hear from you

We are an equal opportunity employer who promotes and celebrates diversity within our business. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation

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