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Sr. Engineer Mechanical Estimator

  • Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Bidding & Technical

Job description

Determining the detailed cost of the Mechanical scope for the given tender .

  1. Principal Accountabilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate bidding and estimating process.
  • Perform all necessary Site Visit and reports
  • Prepare detailed pre-construction Mechanical estimates.
  • Prepare baseline project schedules and Method &Approach of Construction, procurement plan, Materials used Datasheets during estimating process.
  • Identify risk issues and their order of magnitude.
  • Communicating with proposals manager, design professionals and clients regarding project details and specifications.
  • Prepare self-performed estimates with detailed quantity and costing of materials, equipment and labor power for trades performed by in-house team.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with subcontractors and ensure proper coverage for projects and proper documentation from bidders.
  • Developing the MTOs, and verifying the same against project drawings, P&IDs, etc.
  • Preparing the RFQ (Request for quotations) to suppliers / subcontractors
  • Responsible for compiling, analysing and levelling subcontractor and vendor proposals to ensure verification of items covered in bid.
  • Develop database for estimating standardization.
  • Prepare pre-construction budget estimates from concept estimates.
  • Assist project management team during subcontractor trade negotiations.
  • Lead a team in the estimating department.
  • Train project engineers to become junior electrical estimators.
  • Actively participate in industry, client and community relations to enhance company image. Analyse alternate means and methods to determine the most economical alternative.

  1. Key Relationships:


  • Proposals Manager
  • Supervisors
  • Other disciplines engineers
  • Project management team


  • Vendors & subcontractors
  • Partners
  • Owner and consultant staff

Job requirements

Required Academic Qualification

  1. Specification

Mechanical Engineering

  1. Degree

Bachelor degree

  1. Years of Experience

7 Years of experience with minimum 4 years in bidding and cost estimation.

  1. Skills and Competencies


  • Cost estimation and price analysis Experience
  • Market knowledge
  • Design and construction Experience


  • Good communication skills (excellent command of spoken and written English)
  • Good Negotiation skills.
  • Work under pressure


  • MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Other supporting software is an advantage (AutoCAD, Primavera, Estimation software,)