Home
 / 
Estimator (Mechanical/Electrical)
Careers

Estimator (Mechanical/Electrical)

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for managing and delivering tender and estimating opportunities within the Facilities department in a consistent manner throughout the business.
  • All pricings to be submitted on time and with due care to ensure commercial certainty of the bid in line with divisional goals and expecatations.

Aims and Objectives

  • To consistently deliver a pricing structure and contracting standard compliance across all key areas exceeding business performance targets.
  • To establish the best available price to effect an order.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Prepare and assess the requirements for producing tenders and budgets, establishing associated costs, all associated with M&E Lifecycle, Sustainability Projects, Contract Variations and New Tender opportunities within and across all Facilities business units.
  • Carry out site surveys as required
  • Ability to handle projects from initial enquiry through to final submission.
  • Manage client and key stakeholder in a professional and timely manner.
  • Prepare and return accurate and quality tender / estimates within the required deadline.
  • Work with existing teams within business unit to Interpret information and price accurate pricing documents.
  • Developing tender strategy with commercial, bid and operational teams.
  • Develops rates, prices and incentive schemes for inclusion in tenders, in accordance with commercial strategy.
  • Produce commercial bids and documentation for approval of the Commercial Review Board (CRB)
  • Ability to understand different forms of contracts, their interpretation, legal obligations and ultimately be able to identify any risks that may be present.
  • Negotiate and establish agreed terms & conditions with the client in collaboration with the commercial team.
  • Obtain best pricing from supply chain partners for the appropriate resources, goods and services for the tender/estimate, in line with budgetary provision.
  • Compliance with contracting standards, job costs, expected/minimum margin to ensure profitable returns to the business.
  • Liaise and collaborate with other departments including Bid, Design, Commercial, Finance, Co-ordination, Purchasing, HR, Estimating, etc
  • Create reports for senior management
  • Other duties as required by the senior management team.

Health & Safety

  • All employees are required to fulfil their legal duty to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others who may be affected by their acts and omissions, and to follow all guidance and instructions given in this respect. Further details regarding Health & Safety responsibilities are set out in the Health & Safety Policy

Working Relationships

Internal

  • Interface with Senior Management team, Surveyors, Buyers, Estimators, BD Community, Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Department, Central Engineering and Design Department (CEDD), Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) Department and Human Resource (HR) Department

External

  • Interface with Clients, Suppliers, Sub-contractors, Utilities companies and Local Authorities.

Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, plus option to purchase an additional 5 days leave every year
  • Pension with matched contributions between 6-8%
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance Single Cover with the opportunity to pay for additional cover for partner/dependants
  • Access to wellbeing programmes
  • Additional Birthday Holiday.
  • Employee Referral bonus with generous bonuses for ‘referring a friend’
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free, confidential 24/7 365 support on all lifestyle matters
Location
Rutherglen
Date of issue
November 8, 2023
Business Unit
Dalkia Scotland
Apply Now
Share
Apply

Use the form below or the email for more information or apply for the vacancy.

Complete our online application
Your CV must be in .doc or .pdf format and under 1mb in size
Contact For More Information
For further information, please contact
michael.livingstone@dalkia.co.uk
Please Send Your Application To
recruitment.scotland@dalkia.co.uk

Related Vacancies

Field Technician
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Field Technician to join our team at Dalkia UK. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis. Dalkia UK is a technical engineering solutions provider for the built environment. We engineer, manage and optimise smart spaces and places leveraging emerging technologies for our customers that improve where people work, learn and live.
More info
Field Technician
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Field Technician to join our team at Dalkia UK. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis. Dalkia UK is a technical engineering solutions provider for the built environment. We engineer, manage and optimise smart spaces and places leveraging emerging technologies for our customers that improve where people work, learn and live.
More info