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The Role of an Estimator

Are you a driven individual looking for an opportunity as an Estimator?

Do you possess the skills required to excel as an Estimator such as preparing quotes, organisation and the ability to efficiently liaise with suppliers and third parties?

The main purpose of this role is support the process of managing and preparing quotes across all drainage disciplines, in addition to supporting the general objectives of a busy regional drainage business.

Key Responsibilities of an Estimator

  • Produce standard day to day quotes for minor repair and remedial works.
  • Producing accurate, competitive & cost-effective estimates that include labour, materials & equipment required for projects.
  • Produce remedial costings following review of CCTV surveys.
  • Liaising with outside suppliers & subcontractors on technical data & prices.
  • Assessment of specifications & working out relevant information & determine project scope.
  • Monitor changes to project scope & adjust estimates accordingly.
  • Use of estimating software tools
  • Work with suppliers to gain cost effective materials, plant and equipment required for proposals.


  • Training and development.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Clear progression opportunities.
  • Company social events bi-annually.
  • Discretionary company bonuses.

The Person

  • Ideally come from a drainage background, however we will accept applicants from an FM, M&E, engineering or hard services background.
  • Must be familiar with the process of obtaining costs from suppliers and sub-contractors for accuracy of quoting.
  • Proficient in administration and raising of competitive quotes.
  • Someone who understands the importance of accuracy for Estimators on commercial projects.

The Company

Metcor Environmental was founded in the mid-1980s. Formally known as Metro Mechanical Services, we quickly grew focusing first on fast food customers, and then working with facilities managers and large commercial property owners in London and the Southeast. Over time, the company expanded and launched its principal hub for the North, based in Leigh, Greater Manchester.

Metcor Environmental Ltd Today

Today, under its group ownership model, Metcor Group encompasses Metcor Environmental, Anglo Pumps, and Aylesford Electrical, each offering a comprehensive suite of solutions. We offer robust maintenance programs for drainage, plumbing and pumps as well as providing national reactive emergency coverage for a range of issues. As part of our service, we offer technical diagnostic services, including drainage mapping, water testing, CCTV surveying, flows and loads analysis and site inspections. Across all these services, we focus on continuous improvement, marrying our decades of operational experience with new ways of harnessing data and driving our performance to the next level. Metcor Environmental Ltd now service across the UK 24/7 through our circa 200 directly employed engineers and counting.

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