Lead Estimator

Ref No. EMP405849
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Wiltshire, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


In this role you will establish positive relationships with clients, with the aim of sourcing profitable mechanical building services projects.


Establish positive relationships with clients, with the aim of sourcing profitable mechanical building services projects

The Job

This will involve preparing accurate estimates and tender documentation, evaluating technical requirements, estimating costs, determining prices and margins and creating quotations to potential customers in both the public and private sectors ensuring both the customer and business needs are met. You will liaise closely with the Business and M&E Managers, Estimating Managers, M&E Contracts Engineers and Area Development Managers during the tender process, therefore excellent communication and negotiation skills will be key to your success.

Having completed a craft apprenticeship (or recognised equivalent) and developed competence to the level of BTEC (or recognised equivalent), you will have sound knowledge and strong technical experience of M&E installation and maintenance work. You will also be able to evaluate bid opportunities and liaise with potential clients, working within project deadlines. You'll have a good understanding of technical drawings and be able to take off quantities.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to work in an organised, accurate and methodical manner and have a natural ability to build effective working relationships, working well both individually and as part of a team. Strong IT skills, including use of estimating software (such as Amtech Estimation or similar), are vital as is the ability to use electronic portals for bid submissions.

In return, we can offer you a competitive salary package in a position which has excellent routes for career progression You will also enjoy an attractive benefits package, including pension, share plans, a generous leave entitlement (with options to purchase additional leave), reductions on energy, phone and broadband bills, plus a host of other rewards and lifestyle benefits.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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