Electrical Estimator - Overseas Projects

Job Details

My client is seeking an Electrical Estimator to join their Team.

  • Working on European Projects – you need to be able to fly for a day or two to Europe if needed, which will be every 4 - 6 months.
  • 5 Days a week Office Based in Central London.
  • Experience with Trimble Software.
  • A proven track record of carrying out a similar role estimating Commercial, Residential, Education and Mission Critical projects up to a value of ideally £5M+.

My client Ltd are a dynamic Mechanical and Electrical Contractor, known for delivering building services solutions to Commercial , Residential, Refurbishment sector and Data Centers.

As a business, they turnover around £60m and have around 125 employed staff on their books.

Technical Skills
  • A minimum of 5 GCSE grade C or above or equivalent, ideally in Maths and Science.
  • Ideally as a minimum BTEC HNC in Building Services Engineering, or equivalent.
  • A solid working knowledge of Microsoft packages; Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • A solid working knowledge of the Estimation application in Trimble.
  • A proven track record of carrying out a similar role estimating Commercial, Residential, Education and Mission Critical projects up to a value of ideally £5M+.
  • Knowledge of installations/ projects in Europe.
Job Purpose

The role of Electrical Estimator is to plan, implement and deliver tenders according to the latest companies Estimating Department Operating Procedures. The Electrical Estimator is expected to maintain the company’s standard of work in all duties. You will have overall responsibility for the preparation of all tenders from receipt to director Sign Off working to the following guidelines:
  • T.I.C (Tenders In Compliance)
  • T.I.F (Tenders In Format)
  • T.I.T (Tenders In Time)
  • Attend all necessary site surveys & clients meetings and uphold the companies’ values and professionalism at all times to maintain our repeat business clientele
  • Review tender documents and ensure compliance
  • Identifying value engineering solutions to create a commercial advantage over competitors
  • Sending out enquiries for all required materials and liaising with specialist sub‐ contractors to ensure compliance with the tender documents
  • Preparing offer letters detailing tender qualifications and particulars
  • To work with and maintain the existing company estimating department procedures.
  • Preparation of all documents to meet the company standards
  • Submitting tenders for a review meeting with the relevant Director
  • After tender submission ensure all tenders are chased and all directors and managers are kept informed of the bid prospects.
  • Supervise, mentor, and encourage all subordinate staff
  • All your office and site activities will be client facing and as a result you are our representative to the client. At all times you will be expected to maintain a professional appearance and manner, be punctual, helpful and courteous to clients, colleagues and other contractors on site.
  • Attend all weekly Estimating Meetings.
  • Attend and lead all Engineer Handover meetings.
  • Assist the project team throughout the project until Practical Competition when needed.

£45,000 - £55,000
Paid Travel
23 days + 8days BH = 31 days
Pension Scheme
Opportunities to fly to Europe


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