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Electrical Estimator

Up to £0.00 per annum + Negotiable Dependant on Experience
Apply2019-10-28 10:05:352020-01-12Eden Brown Built Environment

Electrical Estimator

Date posted: October 28, 2019
Up to £0.00 per annum + Negotiable Dependant on Experience
Devon, England
Job description

Eden Brown are recruiting for an Electrical Estimator to be based in Exeter,

Working for one of the UK's leading Building Services and Facilities Management groups you will be required to produce electrical estimates to support the tender and quotation of projects.

To apply for the role, click 'apply' or send your CV directly to or call George Webb on 01179103800 for further information.

Job Specification:

The production of accurate Electrical estimates during the tender period and ensure that quotations are correctly qualified.

Maximise any commercial opportunity that may arise during and after the tender period.

Carefully plan, with the other Estimating staff and the Estimating Manager, the best use of resources available within and outside your department.

Maintain the QMS system regarding all aspects of your work.

Technical ability and understanding of building services.

The production of accurate tenders in the relevant time periods.

Supply chain development.

Prepare SQM budget cost plans to clients brief.

Produce sketch designs and size plant for design and build tenders.

Identify value engineering proposals and associated cost savings.

Advice & Guidance

Provide advice and guidance to other Contracts staff with regards to current pricing levels..

Auditing/Monitoring /Inspection

Self-check/inspect tender processes are being employed at regular intervals to ensure high accuracy levels/correct standards are being met.

Assist/co-operate with company audits covering adherence to company set procedures and policies.

Back-Up and Support

Monitor resources and arrange back up in the event of colleague absence or in times of high activity.

Provide on site back-up in event of colleague absences.


Ensure that all documentation is completed accurately and/or revised to ensure quality levels are maintained to the required standard.

To prepare hand over documentation for the Contracts Department for successful tenders.


To attend as required: estimating and general staff meetings, internal hand over meetings, external Client tender review meetings.

Systems Development

Provide input to support the development of new systems and improve existing systems.

Time Management

Plan and prioritise own work schedules to ensure allocated tasks and responsibilities are implemented and actioned within agreed/ required timescales.


Recognise own training requirements and bring them to the attention of your line manager.

Attend training courses as agreed.

Support subordinates in their training and provide constructive feedback and advice.


High numeracy skills

Five years work experience in a similar role/environment

Qualification and experience of estimating in the field of electrical building services

PC skills at an intermediate level including experience of computerised estimating software systems

Well developed interpersonal communication skills

Able to work with minimal supervision and use own initiative

Knowledge of building services industry

Understanding of electrical services and the interface between electrical and mechanical services

Health & Safety Awareness Training

Professional approach to work and colleagues

Able to work well under pressure

Ability to multi-task whilst keeping organised

High accuracy level and attention to detail, observant

Pro-active, sociable and amenable


Additional information:

Health and Safety responsibilities

Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times

Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment

Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received

Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system

Information Security

Ensure compliance with information security procedures in all activities

Proactively identify and report security risks to your manager

Report actual and suspected security incidents

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 264016GWE_1572257134

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