Undergraduate Placement – Estimating Technical Assistant

  • Posted on: 14 March 2022
  • Job Title: Estimating Technical Assistant
  • Closing Date: 20/04/2022
  • Closing Time: 5:00 pm
  • Reporting To: Senior Estimator

Job Summary

Undergraduate Placement – Estimating Technical Assistant
Organisational Environment
Michael Nugent Ltd  is a Northern Irish based MEP contractor with reach across GB & ROI. We build and manage Mechanical and Electrical engineering projects that reimagine how people work and live in the built environment. Our determination and focus enable us to deliver leading-edge construction solutions across a range of key sectors including Healthcare, Education, Hotel, Leisure, Life Sciences, Office, Commercial, Arts & Culture through our Major Contracts, Facilities Management and Specialised Works business units. Michael Nugent Ltd directly employees over 100 people and indirectly over 300 people across Northern Ireland, GB and ROI. Michael Nugent Ltd formed in 1963 is a 2nd Generation Family business with offices in Pomeroy, Belfast, Derry & Dublin. Michael Nugent Ltd believe strongly in our workforce, we employ the best people, invests heavily in training and education and ensure that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.

The Role:
Working alongside our Commercial Department within the Estimating team you will be involved in projects in a variety of sectors. You will be fully supported – working with a dedicated Estimator throughout the duration of the projects, who will share their extensive knowledge and experience, introducing you to the world of Estimating and allowing you to collaborate with the specialists who work together to make our projects a success.

This Role is suitable for an undergraduate or foundation student within the relevant area.

The placement is ideally 6 or 12 months for the right candidate with an opportunity to progress onto the graduate scheme following your graduation.

Reporting to: Senior Estimator

Position: Estimating Technical Assistant

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Objectives of this Role

• Assist the Estimating team with all elements of work including; admin, cost, and so forth.
• Assisting with the preparing, and pricing of tenders for commercial electrical contracts, seeing the tender through from initial enquiry to receipt of order.
• Learn the strategies and processes of the estimating department and follow them on every project.
• Liaise and communicate with Sub-Contractors, Vendors and Suppliers to prepare tenders in a timely manner.
• Understand and analyse electrical drawings and schematics to establish the right price.
• Take an active role in preparing commercial quantified schedules of rates/tender summary information.
• Assist with tenders through from arrival in the company to the effective handover to our contracts team when project secure.
• Build relationships with our customers to promote repeat business.

Why Michael Nugent Ltd?
We are a great bunch of people and it is a fun place to work!

• We offer fantastic training both in house and out sourced.
• We are fully committed to being an inclusive employer and ensuring equal opportunities.
• We are keen to have a workforce to reflect the full diversity of the communities we serve and welcome applications from individuals of any gender or background.
• Fun things throughout the year.

Interested candidates should apply via our careers portal or alternatively send your CV to
hr@michaelnugent.co.uk. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 20th April 2022 at 5pm.

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