Electrical Estimator

Recruiter
Eden Brown Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Estimator - - Leading M&E industrial contractor -- Manchester -- Permanent position.

Our client is looking for an estimator with experience in the Industrial sector on a permanent basis

Job Purpose

To prepare estimates, quotations and budget prices to secure orders for work including :-
- Assist the Pre Construction Manager with client liaison
- Review client specifications and requirements.
- Review of terms and conditions of contract.
- Site Visits.
- Quantity take offs from drawings.
- Prepare requests for quotations to Sub Contractors and Suppliers.
- Preparation of cost sheets.
- Calculation of Labour Rates.
- Preparation of Tender letters.
- Tender programmes and schedules.
- Attendance of Hand Over meetings to Project teams.

Aims and Objectives

- To focus on the expected team behaviours for achieving significant results and outcomes for the business, helping to maintain a leading edge status within the industry and reputation with customers.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

- To handle tender preparation from acceptance of enquiry through to final submission working to strict deadlines throughout
- To liaise with clients where necessary and to obtain specific information relevant to tender content and preparation
- To obtain prices for bought out items and sub-contracts against relevant specifications, criteria and conditions
- To make a preliminary assessment of overhead costs and prepare tender summaries for management agreement
- To prepare material and labour take-off for pricing
- To comply with Group and Company policies and procedures

Health & Safety

- All staff are required to fulfil their legal duty to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others who may be affected by their acts and omissions, and to follow all guidance and instructions given in this respect. Further details regarding Health & Safety responsibilities are set out in the Health & Safety Policy.
Working Relationships
Internal
- Interface with Surveyors, Designers, Buyers, Estimators, Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Department, Central Engineering and Design Department (CEDD), Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) Department and Human Resource (HR) Department.
External
- Interface with Clients, Suppliers and Sub-contractors.
Person Specification

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills
The knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the position are:

Essential

- Electrical and Instrumentation estimating experience within the Industrial sector with specific emphasis on petro chemical and process environment.
- Understanding of control and automation systems
- High level of accuracy and commercial acumen
- Quality of estimating proposals
- Good communication and presentational skills

Desirable

- Ability to produce programme utilising Microsoft Projects
- Electrical estimating experience within the building services sector
- Ability to utilise 'Estimation' for preparation of tenders, or as a minimum thorough knowledge of excel
- Ability to utilise AutoCAD
- Ability to utilise Amtech
- Mechanical estimating experience
- ATEX and CompEx understanding

Competencies

The core support team competency framework for the position are:
- Teamwork - actively contributes to the team and strives to improve teams' effectiveness through personal commitment.
- Planning, Organising & Executing - able to understand the priorities, plan and organise the work and manage own time to deliver within the expected timescales.
- Communication - communicates clearly and concisely, impressing others and ensuring understanding of all relevant information in all circumstances.
- Commercial Awareness - understands the importance for managing costs and expense, applying the necessary controls.
- Risk Management - is aware on the impact on risk to the business and applies the necessary controls.
- Adaptability - is responsive and open to changing circumstance.
- Drive for Excellence - aims to deliver a high standard of work.
- Self Motivation and Development- is confident in own ability and is motivated to deliver, using opportunities to further develop.
- Customer Awareness - responsive to the needs of the customer and aims to deliver customer satisfaction.

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post. Job descriptions should be regularly reviewed to ensure they are an accurate representation of the post.


Your expert recruitment consultant is Dominic Lane, call today on 0161 233 1631 or email

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.