Electrical Estimator - Building Services

Recruiter
Parkinson Gray Associates
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£30 - £35/hour plus excellent benefits
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
The client is a well established West Midlands based building services design and build contractor, currently looking to recruit a Electrical Estimator for 3 - 6 months to join their team based in the West Midlands.

You should have a solid building services background and be comfortable tendering for projects from £200k to £6 million using computer estimation software. You should be able to demonstrate a successful career to date via relevant professional references as well as longevity of employment.

My Client will consider applicants from large scale national building services contractors as well as from the smaller independent regional services contractors. What is most important is the ability to produce fast and accurate estimates on both design and build as well as tradition tender contracts. If you have design experience this is beneficial but the company have good design people in-house that can support you if you have a more traditional estimation background.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Liaise with Bid Team & Technical Designers to ensure high quality & detailed proposals are submitted in line with client requirements.

To advise the Estimating Manager on any foreseeable issues with workload etc.

Preparing all enquiries for sign off at the relevant level in good time as to allow for changes to take effect within the deadline submittal date.

Ensure all tenders are to the latest industry standards.

Applying for project pricing & liaising with their supply chain to ensure the most competitive rates are used at all times.

Using drawings and specifications to produce competitive tenders.

Taking off quantities off drawings/specifications/bills of quantities.

Producing complete electrical estimates using estimating Software.

Ensuring that all bids submitted are technically correct.

Producing tender packages for subcontractors and reviewing returned documents for inclusion in main bid.

Involvement in finalisation of tenders including value engineering suggestions, alternative manufacturer proposals etc. and transfer of agreed values into estimating system.

Follow all company standards with regards to estimating practices & procedures etc.

As required represent the Company in negotiations and meetings.

Attend internal project handover meetings and assist Commercial Manager in developing the commercial strategy for the project