Mechanical Estimator

Mechanical Estimator

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Oil, Gas, & Petrochemical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £18 - £23 per hour, Benefits: Lodge Allowance for people who don't live locally.

  • Contact:

    Sarah McGovern

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8994

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 weeks initially.

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Our client is recruiting or an experienced Mechanical Estimator, to start as soon as possible based on an Oil Refinery in Southampton.

Title –                           Mechanical Estimator

Salary –                         £18 - £23 per hour (depending on experience and qualifications)

Duration –                     3-4weeks, may be longer

Working hours –            38 with expectation of overtime

  • Analyse drawings and specifications.
  • Producing estimates from isometric, sketch or P&ID drawings of piping systems.
  • Producing general mechanical fabrication and installation estimates for pipe, steelwork, tankage & vessels.
  • Understand contractual terms and conditions.
  • Assemble accurate and well-organised estimates and proposals in a timely manner for Stipulated Price, Design-Build and Construction/Project Management formatted projects.
  • Provide clear detailed quantity take offs.
  • Organize sub-contractor’s quotations, negotiate to insure quotes meet contract documents and issue proper documented purchase orders.
  • Complete Budgeting and Scheduling for projects and track same. Monitor progress, requisition change orders and identify any potential risks.
  • Maintain relationships with sub-contractors and clients.
  • Insure site personnel are provided with proper documentation related to project.
  • Work with and deal with concerns of field personnel.
  • Provide and maintain unit pricing and database for material and labour costing.
  • Formulate cost break down from estimates and for project progress.
  • Meet with potential clients to discuss options for proposed services.

Should this position be of interest, please apply direct and I will come back to you in due course. 

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