Tendering Engineer - Water

North Midland Construction
Rickmansworth, WD3
Jan 10, 2022
Jan 20, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Full time

nmcn is a leading construction and infrastructure company committed to delivering exceptional customer service and having a ‘positive impact on everything we touch'.

Delivering projects across the UK, our specialist engineering and construction teams provide innovation and technical skill from design stage through to construction across the key market sectors of Water, Building, Highways, Telecoms and Power & Industrial.

Through our unique offering, providing services from feasibility and design, to construction and handover, our Water business provides ‘Full Asset Lifecycle Thinking' across our projects, in both the clean and wastewater environments. Always ensuring we are supporting our customers with innovative outcome-based solutions and an exceptional experience. We currently deliver infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects for 10 of the largest national water sector companies.

An opportunity has arisen for a Tendering Engineer, based in the Rickmansworth area. Reporting to the Framework Manager, you will be involved in the preparation of tenders for Mechanical / Electrical / Minor Civils and Combined schemes, predominately in the water industry.

What you'll be doing day to day
  • Reviewing enquiry documentation to fully determine and understand the conditions set out
  • Lead the bid process to ensure timely production of submission documentation
  • Manage tender quality documentation and tender plans
  • Attend site visits and client meetings to ascertain scheme requirements
  • Review commercial & technical risks for best solution(s)
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities associated with the works
  • Ascertain preliminary and detailed design requirements and solutions
  • Prepare subcontract & materials enquiries and review subsequent quotations
  • Compilation of MEICA installation prices including material, plant and labour elements
  • Management of sub-contractor design and tender submissions
  • Prepare accurate cost estimates for the management & design resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed programme & engineering requirements
  • Preparation of tender quality submission documents including technical reports, provisional programmes, draft risk assessments and method statements
  • Prepare the commercial tender for submission to the Client
  • Prepare and present tender proposals to Clients and Directors
  • Negotiation with clients following submission of tenders
  • Prepare and present the commercial handover documents to the contract delivery teams on secured schemes

The experience we're looking for in a candidate
  • An industry applicable ONC / HNC / B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages, ideally fully conversant with Excel.
  • Ability to be able to organise and prioritise workload
  • A proactive approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high level of diplomacy and customer focus
  • A proven track record of securing profitable work within the industry
  • Commercial and contractual awareness.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Working knowledge of project programming software (Microsoft Project, Primavera, etc.)
  • Experience in UK Water Industry

What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working
  • Enhanced pay for Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

As a Disability Confident Leader and Investor in Diversity, we are committed to recruiting the best people to deliver our projects. We are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee.

Please note - we may have to close applications to this role sooner than anticipated based on the number of applications received.