Post Title: Estimating Engineer
Post No: 030
Department: Estimating
Reports to: Managing Director
Responsible for: Preparation of E&I Tenders to client specification requirements
Grade/Salary: TBA
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week. Monday – Friday
Term: Permanent PAYE
Transport: Own Transport



Job Description

The postholder will respond to incoming enquiries and invitations to tender, preparing detailed E&I tender submissions.  Based at the company head office, Wigan premises, duties include the review of tenders for selection, assess and quantify materials, labour and other resource, preparation of tenders to company standard, preparation of programmes, agree contract terms and conditions


Key Responsibilities

  1. Design review of tender documents
  2. Tender reviews and selection
  3. Work to tender return deadlines
  4. Maintain accurate records of communication
  5. Commercial Management and budget preparation
  6. Use of excel spreadsheets and Word documents.
  7. Preparation of Resource Loaded Programmes
  8. Attendance at Contract Award meetings
  9. Handover to project delivery team
  10. Communication with Client and Suppliers
  11. Contractual Awareness
  12. Preparation of Tender Submissions and maintain high level of presentation
  13. To assess and quantify materials, labour and any other resource to successfully carry out the project requirements
  14. Prioritise Workload
  15. Communication with clients/suppliers in a professional manner as required by the company.
  16. Maintain a good company image at all times.
  17. Maintain an up to date knowledge of current legislation and guidelines applicable to the role
  18. Maintain an up to date knowledge of client standard specifications.
  19. Comply fully with the company policy and procedures.
  20. Commitment to further training and development courses.

Person Specificaion


Essential Qualifications

  • Apprenticeship
  • City & Guilds 2382 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations
  • Suitable Electrical Engineering Qualification or significant experience estimating E&I projects


Essential Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years industrial experience in Electrical & Instrumentation
  • Ability to demonstrate previous experience of industrial control systems and E&I installations


Essential Skills

  • Ability to contribute to the continued development of the company
  • Work as part of a team
  • Energy and Commitment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage strict deadlines
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good IT & Analytical Skills
  • Accuracy & attention to detail
  • Fault finding and ability to read and understand schematic design drawings


Essential Requirements

  • Use of own transport for work purposes where necessary
  • Use of own mobile phone where necessary


Desirable Qualifications

  • City & Guilds 2391 (2394/2395) Inspection and Testing
  • COMPEX Ex 01-04


Desirable Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience of working in Oil & Gas sector
  • Previous Estimating experience and Preparation of Tenders


Desirable Skills

  • Use Initiative
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills


Desirable Requirements

  • Full UK clean driving license

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