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Electrical Estimator - Building Services

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Electrical Estimator - Building Services

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Buildings & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Charlie Weeks

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    023 93 876 048

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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Are you an experienced Electrical Estimator with proven success in tendering for Electrical jobs in the building services industry?
Are you looking for a new role with a growing business and healthy enquires flow?
This role will be for you.
An Estimator is required by our growing contractor client, based in Southampton. The position is a permanent role where you will be working from the office based in Southampton.
This is an excellent role for someone who wants the chance to work for a successful and growing business that are financially solid, have a great working environment and who is looking for a company in which to make a significant contribution and grow their team around them.
Key Activities include:
·Tender pricing - respond to tender queries, prepare and submit competitive tender packages
·and quotations with values ranging from £100k to £2m+ in accordance with our client's
·Job costing - calculate the price of time, labour and materials for complex, bespoke contracts
·Managing and assisting with the preparation of pre-qualification questionnaires for large
·Negotiation of effective cost settlements for projects
·Analysis of contract documentation and preparation of accurate sub-contractor packages for
·pricing, liaising and negotiating with sub-contractors and key suppliers
·Meet with clients as necessary to clarify design requirements and explain basis of estimates to
·ensure bid proposals meet needs
·Prioritise, manage own work flow and maintain accurate record of tenders submitted
·Arrange sub-contractor enquiry documents to ensure accuracy and competitiveness of estimate
·Drawing 'take offs' - take off quantities from drawings or bill of quantities and preparation of
·schedule of rates
·Determine contractual, financial, technical and operational risks and to find opportunities to
·minimise risk and maximise gross profit
Essential Skills:
·Strong commercial acumen and problem-solving abilities
·Excellent negotiating skills
·Good computer skills, including Word and Excel
·Effective communication both verbal and written
·Efficient, flexible, accuracy and attention to detail
·Ability to multi-task as working on several projects at a time
·Ability to work to targets and goals within set guidelines and parameters
·Someone who is ambitious, dynamic, self-motivated and driven
To be considered for this role you must have a minimum of 2 years of estimating and job costing experience within M&E construction industry as an electrical Estimator.
You must be eligible to work in the UK without visa sponsorship and be willing to work full time from an office in Southampton.
My client is actively recruiting for this role so please apply now to avoid disappointment.
To apply, please send your CV to Charlie Weeks at