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Mechanical Estimator


Borehamwood, Hertfordshire


Head Office



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Job Description


The JRL Group is a dynamic & innovative, national construction group constructed of 14+ divisions across civils, build and the built environment allowing us to offer a full turnkey service under one roof and are ever expanding. Since 1996 we have grown from a business specialising in sub and super structures to a multi-million pound construction group head quartered in North London housing offices in Putney, Manchester, the Midlands and Belfast.

Our successes began servicing our main contracting arm, Midgard Ltd offering complete M&E solutions from design to completion. ARK M&E formally launched in 2013 and since then has repeatedly grown its turnover year on year building an impressive portfolio of projects in excess of £40m.

As part of a well-established team the successful applicant will have a fantastic opportunity to develop their estimating skills and gain experience working on some of London’s larger, more iconic schemes which will enhance their career prospects.

We are looking to recruit a Mechanical Estimator. Successful candidates will become part of the existing ARK M&E team. They must possess the enthusiasm and drive to efficiently deliver all aspects of the estimating process.



Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support the Estimating team with bids and tenders.
  • Prepare and submit prime cost estimates.
  • Liaise with internal and external engineers, consultants and subcontractors to construct and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Analyse drawings, specifications and other documentation to prepare estimates.
  • Establish and maintain tendering processes and conduct negotiations.
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors.
  • Monitor targets and workflow.
  • Control and organise tender documentation.
  • Provide office administration support.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Experience & Key Skills :

  • A sound Technical knowledge of Mechanical systems essential.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Mechanical Estimating supported by current qualifications.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry essential.
  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office, Enterprise Estimating and On-screen take off.
  • Previous customer service experience.
  • Strong communication skills, should be able to communicate confidently with all members of the construction team, directors, clients and consultants.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with confidence and accuracy.
  • Further academic workplace training may be available for the right candidate.
  • Willingness to be flexible within the working day and management of targets.


Benefits of working with the JRL Group:

  • Competitive salary with confidence of working for an established and growing company
  • Pension Scheme
  • Possible career growth for the right candidate
  • An opportunity to work on some of the nation’s most exciting Construction projects
  • A stimulating & dynamic environment
  • Dedicated Training & Development Department
  • Team bonding events
  • Newly refurbished Gym & Multi-purpose Studio in Head Office
  • In-house barista
  • Contemporary Lounge & Canteen area
  • We endeavor to work closely with chosen charities which we encourage our employees to participate and contribute
  • Sporting Events – perfect for the keen cyclist/runner