Company: Hydrasun
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Estimating
Other Skills: Project Planning, Costs, Estimation, Haxagon EcoSys, Tender, Tendering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

Hydrasun are recruiting for an Estimator ideally with experience in Electrical or Mechanical disciplines to project estimates, including mechanical, electrical and instrumentation scopes, including take-offs and pricing for projects in the emerging hydrogen sector and other energy sectors. This position is based in Glasgow, but we can be flexible for the right candidate.

Estimating & Tendering

  • Support the Business Manager on individual projects and take ownership of estimating documentation.
  • Review and critically analyse tender documentation, highlighting any potential problems and suggest solutions.
  • Ensure Company estimating processes are maintained and followed.
  • Analysing tenders to ensure they are compliant and in-line with client requirements.
  • Work with the Bid Manager and/or Business Manager, to support the submission of complete tenders.
  • Maintain/update the library of rates for sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Attend pre and post tender meetings.
  • Work closely with Operations / Commercial / Procurement functions to create accurate estimates.
  • Develop strong relationships and interaction with the clients.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the Company's estimating software, Haxagon EcoSys, ensuring information is accurate and up to date, including: -
  • Estimating norms & difficulty factors
  • Labour rates
  • Equipment rates
  • Responsible for building up labour man-hour rates and completing material take-offs.
  • Preparing and issuing sub-contractor packages and reviewing their bids / proposals.
  • Responsible for preparing feed study estimates and detailed estimates for fixed price / target price estimates from construction documents.
  • Liaise with the Project Planning and Cost functions to ensure that estimated information is accounted for in project plans.
  • Analyse and record estimated cost vs. actual cost and maintain a 'lessons learned' listing for future bids.
  • Monitoring performance against agreed norms and difficulty factors, making recommendations for improving the accuracy of future estimates.
  • Act as Project Bid Manager, as required, depending on size and complexity of project.

Qualifications - Essential

Educated to HND or above in relevant subject

Qualifications - Desirable

  • Mechanical or Electrical Degree / Qualification

Experience - Essential

  • Significant experience in similar roles in the industry
  • Experience in preparing mechanical, electrical and instrumentation estimates for projects ranging in size up to £5M
  • Experience of UK onshore industrial projects.

Experinece - Desirable

Experience of ATEX equipment within hazardous areas.