Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Estimator – Mechanical

Location: Norwich

Type: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 to 60,000 Per Year

Posted on: 04/08/2022


Our client is one of the largest and most respected M&E contractors nationally with an exceptional client & sub-contractor reputation, a staff compliment of over 800 members and an annual turnover of £160m, focusing on multiple sectors including commercial, industrial, residential, education and healthcare. Having been in the market for over 70 years, they have built a reputation of trust across the industry.


  • Read, understand and scrutinise specifications and drawings. 

  • Preparation and issue of sub-contract enquiry packages. 

  • Preparation and issue of supplier enquiry packages. 

  • Preparation of Tender Cost Reports. 

  • Take-off and measure pipework services from Consultant or other Tender drawings. 

  • Tender site visits to fully establish the Scope of Works and specific site requirements. 

  • Tender site visits with Sub-contractors / Specialists to ensure compliant and competitive submissions. 

  • Attendance at mid-tender interviews (if required) and the ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of the requirements of the project. 

  • Development of the Mechanical Building Services tender within an ‘Estimation’ Software package. 

  • Compilation and preparation of the tender and associated documentation for Director approval prior to formal submission. 

  • Formal submission of Tender. 

  • Attendance at post tender interviews. 

  • Ongoing Estimating support to Contracts Management teams throughout the duration of the contract works. 

  • Ability to tender multiple projects at any one time. 

  • Ability to produce Value Engineering solutions. 


  • 4+ years’ relevant mechanical estimating experience, preferably within a contracting environment 

  • Demonstratable knowledge of Building Services Estimating software packages 



  • Be part of a leading company that offers: 

  • Structured Career Progression 

  • Continuous Training & Development 

  • Stability with a trusted national company 

  • This is a role with an established company that works on a variety of projects 

  • Employees tend to stay with the company for many years 

  • Gain exposure on exciting and complex projects 

  • Be supported by a talented and experienced senior management team 



  • Commensurate with experience 

  • 21 Days annual leave increasing with service (plus bank holidays) 

  • Pension 

  • Life Cover 

  • Private Health