Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Mechanical Estimator

Location: Croydon

Type: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 to 70,000 Per Year

Posted on: 30/04/2022


Our client, a medium sized, employee-owned M&E contractor with an exceptional client & sub-contractor reputation, work on projects ranging from £100k – £6m across the commercial, residential, education, leisure, health, and pharma sectors, with a strong repeat client-base.  

This is a rare opportunity to join a company that truly values their employees, offering profit share and employee ownership in an organisation that excels in 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 an employee-owned company that offers profit-share to employees 

  • 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 

  • Benefit from ongoing training & development 

  • Be supported by a talented and experienced senior management team 



  • A starting salary between £40,000.00 & £70,000.00, subject to level of experience, with discretional performance related bonuses 

  • Employee Ownership profit share distribution after 12 months service 

  • Holiday – 30 days per annum, including Bank Holidays 

  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme 

  • In service Life Insurance 

  • Access to a Private Health Scheme