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Senior Electrical Estimator

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + working from home/hybrid working per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

Our forward thinking and highly regarded Tier 2 M&E organisation is looking for a Senior Electrical Estimator to work within the Infrastructure environment across a range of sectors to include Highways, Power, Rail, Tunnels and/or Telco.

This is an integral position within the estimating team, responsible for leading a portfolio of projects within the company. You will be responsible for reviewing all estimating documentation produced as well as completing standardised estimating tasks - including take-offs and pricing.

Key areas

  • Support the Estimating Manager on individual projects and take ownership on estimating documentation
  • Review and analyse tender documentation, highlight any potential problems and suggest solutions
  • Ensure Company estimating processes are maintained and followed
  • Analysing tenders to ensure they are compliant and in-line with client requirements
  • Work with the Bid Manager and/or Proposals Manager, to support the submission of complete tenders
  • Maintain/update the library of rates for sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Attend pre and post tender meetings
  • Work closely with Operations/Commercial/Procurement functions to create accurate estimates
  • Build/develop strong relationships and interaction with the clients
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the Company's estimating software, ensuring information is accurate and up-to-date
  • Working knowledge of electrical estimating best practices and methodologies
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office, including Excel
  • Knowledge of Estimating software and packages such as Trimble, Countfire, Livecount etc
  • Degree or HNC/HND in Electrical Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience working within a Mechanical and Electrical contractor
  • Experience of pricing multi-disciplined mechanical, electrical and comms contracts in excess of £20M +
  • Experience of liaising with end-user clients and Tier 1 contractors
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Can do take-offs and pricing
  • Self- motivated
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise at all levels including peers and superiors
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proactive/flexible approach

PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE CAN BE BASED REMOTELY - infrequent travel to site as & when required