Fire and Security Contracting Estimator

£20000 - £30000 per annum
04 Dec 2017
01 Jan 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

This company is looking for an enthusiastic Fire and Security Contracting Estimator who is a real go getter with a strong Commercial and Industrial electrical background to develop a career within an expanding business. You will be responsible for expanding our business predominantly in South Wales but also further afield throughout the UK.

They want to hear your story and what you can bring to the table. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a great working environment and like being involved with a team full of character, please click on apply below.

They are recruiting for a Fire and Security Contracting Estimator to join and support our client's team and work on their existing and up and coming project opportunities.

Reporting into the Managing Director, main duties of the Estimator role will include:

- Analysing tender documents received, ahead of discussion with the team in respect of decision making as to whether a tender is to be prepared or the opportunity declined.
- Developing and building on existing relationships with clients to secure the desired level of enquiries in target markets
- Developing and building on existing relationships with suppliers to ensure materials, sub-contract labour and specialist subcontractors are purchased/provide the most cost competitive solutions at all times
- Preparing accurate project tenders for submission to client in line with set deadlines
- Following up/negotiating with clients to secure tendered projects in order to meet/exceed set annual sales targets
- Answering technical or commercial client queries post-tender
- Developing and offering value engineering solutions to "gain an edge" when initially submitting tenders and post tender when required.

The Candidate:
As a successful Fire and Security Contracting Estimator candidate you must be able to demonstrate previous estimating experience, ideally within the Fire and Security Systems installation market place.
- A qualification in a related discipline would be viewed as highly beneficial and you must have a good working knowledge of relevant standards/regulations and price trends.
- An Estimator must be commercially minded, and have excellent communication and negotiation skills as the position will be very customer orientated, in addition to strong mathematical and IT capabilities.
- An ability to work well within a team and excellent attention to detail is essential for this role.

The Opportunity:
This company is a rapidly growing Fire and Security Systems installation and maintenance company who have recently worked on some major projects such as Leisure Centers, Hospitals, art galleries, offices, hospitals, professional sports stadiums and Hotels and have an excellent reputation for quality and customer service. As a well-established business they are looking for an Estimator to join the team as they have numerous project opportunities already in the pipeline and are looking to expand further in the future.