Electrical Estimator

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Salary: 40000.00 - 42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Location: Inverness

Closing date: 25 January 2017
Job ref. no.: Req/417209

New Year and a fantastic opportunity to work in the Highlands of Scotland.

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a talented Electrical Estimator . The main purpose of the role is to produce of detailed and accurate electrical estimates across Industrial and Commercial sectors. The role requires you to have an objective and proactive approach to estimating, be 'customer facing' and capable of maintaining and developing meaningful relationships with our stakeholders. Use drawings and specifications to produce competitive tenders

  • Taking off quantities of drawings/specifications/bills of quantities
  • Interpret contract/tender requirements relating to costs for prelims, attendances, statuary requirements, site specific rules and scope
  • Ensure all bids submitted are correctly costed
  • Produce tender packages for subcontractors and review returned documents for inclusion in main bid
  • Involvement in finalisation of tenders including value engineering suggestions, alternative manufacturer proposals etc. and transfer of agreed values into an estimating system
  • Produce Schedule of Rates for each successful tender
  • Liaising with the Bid Manager and Sales Team to review tender documents and provide necessary clarification on proposed attendances/contract/terms etc. as required to limit unreasonable commercial risk
  • As required represent the Company in negotiations and meetings;
  • Attend internal project handover meetings and the bid team in developing the commercial strategy for the project
  • ONC/HNC Building Services Engineering or equivalent experience in a similar role
  • Electrical estimating/bid presentation experience in the M&E sector
  • Good understanding of technical issues is preferable
  • Ability to read and clearly understand drawings and specifications
  • Ability to work under pressure and flexible in approach to tender deadlines
  • Wide supplier and sub-contractor knowledge
  • Computer literate with experience of Estimation software (AMTEC application experience preferable)
  • Confident and articulate with an attention to detail
  • Able to communicate at different levels and situations and influence people

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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Contact Name Michelle Buchanan
Telephone 01463 259249
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