Principal Estimator

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Derby, Derbyshire | Ref: BBBH17255

£50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits

Principal Estimator
£ 50,000-60,000

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a well-established Derby based manufacturer for a Principal Mechanical and Civil Estimator. The role is within the Gas and oil industry and knowledge of this industry is absolutely essential. We are looking for a bright individual with a minimum of 5 years' experience in a contracting/estimator role. Experience in both mechanical and civil estimating is imperative for this position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurately producing quotations based on enquiries, technical drawings and specifications in a timely and efficient manner
  • Understand project specific and corporate specifications to carry out work in accordance with needs
  • Compile estimates using established company standards and procedures
  • Manage and organize correspondence, tender documents and submissions
  • Supporting bids for new contracts and supporting the company purchasing activities

Skills and Experience

  • You will have a sound technical knowledge from a manufacturing/engineering background - experience within the oil and gas industry is preferable
  • An HNC/Degree in engineering or related discipline
  • You will have a strong commercial acumen
  • A good communicator
  • An understanding of Microsoft Excel and Access databases


Our client is a successful, growing company based in Derby. This is a great time to join a fantastic company who rewards their staff well.

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