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Electrical Estimator

Job Description

We have a current opportunity for a Electrical Estimator on a permanent basis.

Experience required as an Electrical and Instrumentation Estimator in Industrial Construction sector or Oil & Gas sector preferable.

Overall Objectives: To provide accurate estimates on time and in a professional manner.

Specific Objectives:

  • Maximise utility of computer
  • Ensure all data / norms are accurate and revised regularly
  • Introduce systems / methods to keep errors to a minimum
  • Produce estimates in sufficient detail and order so as to allow others to follow easily.

Basic Functions: To provide accurate and timely estimates

Responsible to: Engineering Proposals Manager

Details of position:

  • Receives specifications from the Engineering Proposals Manager
  • He takes off special items of materials and sends these for quotation
  • He builds up a detailed estimate based on these
  • He prepares accurate take-offs of quantities
  • He ensures that the details on the Bill of Quantity and the estimate are sufficiently detailed to avoid any ambiguity
  • He submits all estimates so that prices / rates may be applied for all materials, labour and overhead
  • He checks the priced estimate for pricing errors
  • He extends the prices by the quantities
  • He calculates a full range of percentage mark-ups on cost for submission to the negotiators
  • He submits the completed estimate to the Engineering Proposals Manager

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum one year experience in E&I Estimator role or relevant trade qualification and background.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand specifications and drawings.
  • Experience of computerised estimating software.
  • You will need to be an organised, flexible person with attention to detail and initiative
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft office packages
  • Self -starter with ability to work under pressure and with time frames.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines.

Position to start immediately.

Salary negotiable depending on the experience of the candidate.

Working hours from Monday to Friday - 40h/week with flexitime.