Street Lighting Estimator

Posted 31 October 2023
Salary £45k - 50k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameAmy Maxwell

Job description

Position: Street Lighting Estimator
Salary: £45,000-£50,000
Location: East Midlands, UK
My client are a Street Lighting installation and maintenance contractor based in the Leicestershire, East Midlands area, serving clients within the highways and civil engineering fields to install and maintain street lighting within the Midlands region.
Following a period of rapid growth and a building reputation for street lighting within the area, they are seeking a Street Lighting Estimator experienced in street lighting to join the team, being based in their head office in Leicestershire to assist with all commercial functions within the business and secure new client opportunities. It offers the chance to work within a busy and thriving environment and contribute to the company's success, and can also offer great career prospects for the right candidate.
Day-to-day Responsibilities:
·Estimate Preparation: The Street Lighting Estimator will take responsibility for preparing detailed estimates for street lighting projects, factoring in material costs, labour expenses, equipment usage and general project requirements.
·Client Communications: Be the first point of contact for valued client relationships, assisting them with any queries or project costs and negotiate pricing to optimize budgets and generate profit.
·Business Development : Obtain new clients within the civil engineering field to build working relationships with.
·Project Documentation: Maintaining and organising all estimates, contracts, and relevant project information.
·Monthly Applications: Assisting with the preparation of monthly applications and final accounts
·Interdepartmental Collaboration: Liaising with other departments within the business to ensure smooth project execution and co-ordination.
·Cost Optimisation: Suggesting cost-effective alternatives to enhance project efficiency and remain competitive.
·Market Research: Staying frequently updated with industry trends and technologies and making suggestions to company innovations.
Key Requirements:
·Be within commutable distance from the head office in the East Midlands area
·Have a UK's driver's license and access to own car
·Street lighting experience of at least one year is essential
·Strong knowledge of street lighting materials, techniques, and industry best practices
·Estimating experience is preferred but not essential
·Computer literacy and experience in Microsoft packages
·A willingness to progress within the role and develop expertise and industry knowledge within estimating and street lighting
·Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
·Excellent communication and negotiation skills to collaborate effectively with suppliers, clients, and internal teams
·A competitive salary of up to £50,000 dependent on street lighting experience
·Consistent Monday-Friday working week, working between the hours of  9am-5pm
·A chance to make an active contribution within the business
·Opportunities for career development and training opportunities
·A friendly working environment

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Amy Maxwell at Carrington West on 02393876081 or email at for more information.
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