I am currently recruiting for a Junior Estimator as a result of continued growth with one of our key clients in Derby


It is essential the candidate has a good understanding and working knowledge/application of Estimating with Industrial/Electrical experience in a collaborative environment.


Job Purpose;

  • To prepare estimates, quotations and budget prices to secure orders for work
  • Review client specifications and requirements.
  • Attend Client team meetings develop Outline client scope into fully detailed costs
  • Site Visits.
  • Quantity take offs from drawings.
  • Prepare requests for quotations to Sub Contractors and Suppliers.
  • Analyse returns from Sub Contractors and Suppliers
  • Preparation of cost sheets.
  • Calculation of Labour Rates.
  • Preparation of Tender letters.
  • Tender programmes and schedules.
  • Attendance of Hand Over meetings to Project teams.


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities;

  • To handle tender preparation from acceptance of enquiry through to final submission working to strict deadlines throughout
  • To liaise with clients where necessary and to obtain specific information relevant to tender content and preparation
  • To obtain prices for bought out items and sub-contracts against relevant specifications, criteria and conditions
  • To make a preliminary assessment of overhead costs and prepare tender summaries for management agreement
  • To prepare material and labour take-off for pricing
  • To develop outline project programmes
  • To develop initial project risk register
  • To comply with Group and Company policies and procedures


The ideal candidate will have;


  • Electrical and/or Mechanical estimating experience in a Industrial background.
  • High level of accuracy and commercial acumen
  • Good communication and presentational skills
  • Conversant with use of Microsoft Office
  • Quality of estimating proposals


  • Conversant with use of Estimation Software
  • Ability to produce programme utilising Microsoft Projects
  • Electrical and/or Mechanical estimating experience within the Industrial sector
  • Ability to utilise "Estimation" for preparation of tenders, or as a minimum good knowledge of excel
  • Ability to utilise AutoCAD
  • Ability to utilise Amtech
  • Background knowledge of civil and construction methods


Excellent basic salary depending on experience,

Please contact Thomas Kirkham 0118 924 1162 & email a current CV to Tkirkham

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