proposals engineer in normanton

30 August 2017
brad lawson, randstad cpe
job type
£ 35,000 - £ 40,000 per year
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normanton, yorkshire and the humber
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
£ 35,000 - £ 40,000 per year
reference number
brad lawson, randstad cpe
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job description

My client are working with clients across the UK water sector helping them to solve their AMP6 challenges. Their business in Yorkshire is seeing strong growth on the back of successfully delivering a number of projects as part of a number of long term Framework agreements with Yorkshire Water, and as a result we are looking to recruit new talent into our engineering design team to support this growth.

My Client has a unique offering, providing services from feasibility and design through to offsite fabrication, installation, construction and commissioning whilst supporting clients with operations and optimisation of assets. This means you will have the opportunity to develop solutions and see them delivered, working closely with our site teams. So, if you're looking for a new challenge, working for a different type of organisation during a period of exciting growth, then read on about your new role.


* Company Car / Car Allowance
* Pension Scheme
* Share Ownership Plan
* Life Assurance
* Gym Discounts
* Phone
* Laptop
* Childcare Vouchers

Skills and Experience


* An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
* Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
* 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
* Experience in UK Water Industry
* Be able to work in a strong team environment


* Commercial and contractual awareness
* Negotiation skills
* Working knowledge of project programming software (Microsoft Project, Primavera, etc.)

The Role

A vacancy has arisen for a Proposals Engineer, based out of our Yorkshire Office. Reporting to the Framework Manager, you will be involved in the preparation of tenders for Mechanical / Electrical / Civil and Combined schemes, predominately in the water industry.

The main duties include the responsibility for the following:

* 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 and Civil 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

If you think that this role is well suited to you and you meet all of my clients requirements please don't hesitate to apply and use the button below.

Office - 0113 245 6161 Mob - 07849527696

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Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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