Mechanical Estimator

We are looking for a Mechanical Estimator to work on a permanent basis in the Warrington area.

Salary is c£30-34,000 per annum plus company vehicle


  • To carry out the initial technical and contractual review of the tender enquiry
  • To prepare of the estimate in a logical and precise manner following QA procedures and utilising the computerised estimating package and Microsoft Word / Excel
  • To obtain competitive quotations from Suppliers / Subcontractors for project estimates
  • To carry out take-offs in a manner that will provide as much detail as possible for the purpose of tender reviews prior to tender submission and to assist in the financial control of a contract should the tender be successful
  • To liaise with internal Divisions / Departments to obtain relevant quotations and information for tender
  • To attend site visits and tender review meetings with clients (UK and overseas)
  • To attend kick-off meetings to brief the project team should the tender be successful
  • To ensure completeness and timely submission of tenders


  • The job holder must have a good knowledge of all of the Group’s activities and capabilities
  • The job holder must have the ability to assess the quality of User Requirements, Scope, Specification and Design in order to qualify the basis of estimation
  • The job holder must have a good knowledge of all aspects of contractual arrangements and estimating practice
  • The Department interfaces with all the clients Divisions, Sales and Marketing, Sites and Clients, and therefore the job holder must have excellent interpersonal skills
  • The nature of the incoming workload is unpredictable and usually has imposed deadlines therefore the Job Holder must possess excellent organisational skills, flexibility and the ability to often work under considerable time pressure
  • The Job Holder shall attend and have an active participation in all internal and external training courses

If the Mechanical Estimator role could be of interest to you, please call Rebecca at GPW Recruitment or press APPLY NOW!