Location: Birmingham or Pembury, Kent

?We are looking for an experienced estimator within our private networks and contestable connections team.  The Electrical Estimator is responsible for the timely production of detailed pricing of HV & LV Installations from client specifications, conceptual designs and technical work scopes. This will require the compilation of accurate estimates for multi discipline electrical works, including labour, plant, equipment, materials and sub-contract requirements during tendering and bidding.

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 of accuracy and completeness of clients tender documents
  • Responsible for evaluations of options or alternatives
  • In conjunction with the procurement Manager, Liaise with Sub-contractors and suppliers to obtain the best available quotations
  • Produce formal handover documentation on accepted work
  • Attend handover meetings were required and explain project scope, estimate, clarifications and assumptions.
  • Provide Cash Flow Forecasts
  • Completion of all company procedure documents and financial information
  • Review all projects with the Estimating Manager


  • 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: FR1330

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