Location: Birmingham or Pembury, Kent

?We have a vacancy for an Estimating Manager/Senior Estimator to support the Power Solutions Director in managing the tendering and bidding undertaken within the Private Networks and Connections business. In addition the role will include post construction financial reviews working with the commercial manager to prepare reports.

Main Duties:

  • Preparation of tenders and quotations from specifications and drawings within defined time periods;
  • Conduct site assessments and evaluate any risks and potential problems.
  • Responsible for checking the accuracy and completeness of tender documents;
  • Responsible for evaluations of options or alternatives;
  • Produce formal handover documentation on accepted work;
  • Attend handover meetings were required and explain project scope, estimate, clarifications and assumptions;
  • Completion of all company procedure documents and financial information;
  • Report on and review all projects with the Power Solutions Director;
  • Supporting and mentoring other members of the team to enhance their technical knowledge and experience;
  • Organise personal workload and allocate work to others
  • Attend and lead contract meetings with clients and contractors.
  • Provide monthly report to included team performance related statistics
  • Carryout effective management of direct reports
  • Work with other Freedom businesses to provide a seamless approach for our customers.


  • You must be an experienced engineer with a proven track record in providing technical solutions and costing for an electrical and civil engineering projects;
  • A detailed understanding of the differences between Contestable and Non Contestable works within the Electricity Connection environment;
  • A good understanding of the planning and sequencing of Construction projects;
  • Strong commercial acumen – the ability to see and take advantage of the ‘big picture’;
  • HNC or above in Electrical Engineering;
  • A good level of computer literacy;
  • The position may suit a time served, electrician, HV cable jointer, fitter or project engineer looking for a career change.?

Job Reference: FR1329

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