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Tendering Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Preston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/06/2014
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The Company:
Our client has been established for over 20 years locally and is focused on delivering design solutions to the nuclear industry, specialising in the design of mechanical handling plant and equipment, the design and installation of plant control systems and the provision of support to plant safety reviews.

The Role:
• My client is seeking four Tendering Engineers to work out of their Preston office in the North West.
• Tendering Engineer will be responsible for the Coordination of all tasks associated to their individual discipline, supporting the submission of winning tenders.

- Mechanical x1
- CE&I x1
- Manufacturing x1
- QHSE x1

• Production of the Engineering commentary for the tender document.
• Response to specific relevant tender questions as required as part of tender return.
• Preparation of hours estimates for Engineering to complete the project programme.
• Completion within tender budget.
• Establishing the risks, exclusions and assumptions to be included within registers.
• Liaison (through Bid Manager) with the client on technical matters throughout the tender period as required.
• Input to the Scope of Work and associated Work Breakdown Structure (with Bid Manager).
• Agreeing Make / Buy decisions with other bid team members (through Bid leader).
• Preparation of estimates.
• Preparation of project execution and deliverables commentaries.
• Response to specific tender questions as and when required.
• Input to the preparation of overall project programme (through Projects).
• Materials estimate through valid quotations from approved suppliers (Procurement).
• Assessment of risks and compilation of appropriate contingency.
• Identification of risks, exclusions and assumptions for inclusion in register.
• Participation in final tender approval.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Tender preparation experience in a similar engineering environment.
• Ability to understand a variety of engineering requirements, client specifications and technical requirements and ensure that the key issues are adequately catered for in the bid.
• Working knowledge of electronic data management packages (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
• Sound understanding of the interaction between the contract deliverables, the estimating process and the requirements of the P6 resource codes.
• Liaison with key suppliers to ensure best value is obtained (where necessary).
• Good oral and written communication skills to ensure submission of a compliant, concise and well-presented tender document.
• Excellent time management skills.
• Degree, HNC or equivalent in an appropriate engineering discipline.
• P6 and Project Management related qualifications would be a distinct advantage.
• Training will be provided in the job specific skills that are required.
• Full, UK driving li
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