Senior Electrical Estimator Job, Southampton

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Senior Electrical Estimator – Hampshire – Perm

My client is a Medium sized Mechanical Contractor based in the heart of Hampshire, they work a lot on Residential projects in the Surrey area and looking to expand their growing team and bring on an Electrical Estimator

The Electrical Estimator will prepare accurate and timely cost estimates for my clients projects to aid management in bidding on or determining price of service. Also, to assist in the evaluation of project risk factors and commercial opportunities arising from new and existing bids and maintaining communication with all stakeholders internally and externally.

You will report to the Head of Estimating and work with a team of Electrical & Mechanical Estimators of all levels.

Duties and Responsibilities – Some of the pain points.

  • Review enquiry documentation to fully determine and understand the full extent of the client’s enquiry. Take responsibility for Document Checklist.
  • Quantify the extent of the works involved. Produce accurate take off and measure for tenders to ensure the prime cost of the project is fully understood.
  • Review commercial/ technical risks associated with enquiries to find the best solution. Vet enquiries allocated in order to comply with the preparation and dispatch of accurate supplier/subcontract enquiries to the timescales dictated. Working with technical experts, assess quotations with a view to validating the information received. Take responsibility prior to settlement meetings to check accuracy of the information presented.
  • Identify potential risks/ opportunities within the scope of enquiries received.
  • Identify third party requirements, internal or external, to ensure all information is collated in respect of enquiries.


  • HNC/HND in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or similar field of study and/or trade experience as time-served electrician, electrical technician or similar.
  • Formal estimating experience on industrial projects.
    • Strong maths and analytical skills.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Can read and understand schematic and design drawings.
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Strong time management skills
  • Good IT computer skills and the ability to read drawings and schedules.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Decision making.
  • Problem solving.
  • Presentation skills.

If this sounds the perfect role for you in terms of career, location and company culture then we look forward to receiving your application

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Job posted in:


  • Southampton (Hampshire, England)
    Job Location
  • £45000 - £60000 per annum
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Permanent
    Employment Type
  • Senior
    Job Level

  • Job Category