Electrical Estimator

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Our client is an Electrical contractor specialising in full electrical installations and temporary electrical site services has a requirement for an Electrical Estimator to put together accurate estimates from drawings and briefs. The company offer development and progression into management.

Key activities and duties:

  • Preparation of estimates and bid proposals on commercial Electrical, Data, PV (Solar) and AV/PA Installations for work values up to £500,000.
  • Accurately calculating take-offs from drawings including materials and hours
  • Understanding of the planning and sequencing of construction of projects
  • Communication with client to clarify unclear specifications/wording through RFI's.
  • Coordination with sub-contractors and suppliers to obtain competitive pricing used for bid submission.
  • Participation in site reviews, tender reviews, tender hand-over and project close out meetings as needed.
  • Use of in-house pricing and quoting system to deliver accurate estimates.
  • Undertaking site surveys and site visits as and when required
  • Support the business unit Director and report back weekly.


The successful Electrical Estimator would have:

  • Previous experience as an Electrician / Electrical Engineer ideally having worked in the commercial and industrial side of the trade.
  • An electrical background with a minimum of 18th Edition, C&G apprenticeship, ideally electrical design 2396 or equivalent
  • ECS Gold Card holder
  • Electrical Estimator to have experience with estimating / accurate quotes.
  • Electrical Estimator needs to be IT literate.
  • Electrical Estimator will need to be able to do basic electrical circuit design, lighting and cable calculations - volt drop calculations.


Package benefits

  • Choice of Company van or Company vehicle allowance £ 4200.00 p.a)
  • Private healthcare
  • Pension scheme following 3 month probation.
  • Mobile phone / IT Equipment
  • Development and career progression opportunities   
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