Estimator – M+E

Estimator – M+E

Salary – Up to £40K– £60K

Location: Basildon, Essex and London

About the Company:

Our Client has been delivering Mechanical and Electrical services to the construction industry since 2000.  This has given an extensive portfolio of quality installations in both Public and Private sectors. Throughout their establishment they have built strong relationships based on the delivery of services for Main Contractors and Property Developers such as Holly brook Homes, Balfour Beatty and Hill Partnerships, which has given a wide forecast of up and coming projects. Our clients, company turnover is approx. £15  Millon which is on course for a huge increase due to recent tenders.

About the Role:

Our client is looking to add to their existing Commercial team with an Intermediate/Senior Electrical Estimator. The position will require a candidate of experience (ideally 8 years of practical Estimating experience) able to work autonomously as well as within a team. As this is a long term position candidates ideally should be local and within reasonable commute. Experience within Healthcare, Commercial and Education projects will be extremely advantageous.


Responsible for evaluating bid specifications and drawings, obtaining all information required to successfully bid and win the project. To manage all costs relating to projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures; seeking to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.  To keep track of any variations to the contract that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability.

  • preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client;
  • undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
  • assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;
  • performing risk and value management and cost control;
  • advising on procurement strategy;
  • identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
  • preparing and analysing costing’s for tenders;
  • seeking funding sources and submitting bids;
  • providing advice on contractual claims;
  • analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;
  • maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
  • carrying out feasibility studies;
  • writing reports
  • making valuations;
  • providing advice and forecasts about costs;
  • working within the health and safety regulations;


Candidate Requirements:

  • Must have minimum 5 years Electrical Estimating experience, with packages in excess of £1m
  • Technically competent with a good understanding of Electrical installation methods and pricing
  • Strong mathematical and IT skills
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Bill soft and estimate


About the Benefits and Reward:

  • The salary is up to £40-60K (Dependant on experience)


Contact: 01923 750095  lewis @

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