Senior Electrical Estimator

£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + pension + h/care
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Aadil Cockar
Engineer, Estimator
Job Type

Senior Electrical Estimator required for refurb contractor in London - prestigious project

Operating for almost 20 years, my Client operates exclusively in the Super Prime Residential sector and provides Construction Management expertise with an internal M&E Department. They are now looking to strengthen their Estimating department by hiring a experienced Electrical Estimator.

The established in-house M&E business consists of M&E Managers, M&E Estimators, M&E Foreman, all supported by an in-house M&E CAD Department. As Electrical Estimator you will be able to carry out the following tasks:

  • Understand and scrutinise Project Specifications & Drawings
  • Meeting with Client and Consultants
  • Carry out site visits and surveys
  • Measuring and take offs for materials and labour
  • Working knowledge of SEC Cypher, Estimating package or similar (not essential but would be preferred)
  • Complete tenders within short timescales, common return period between

1 and 3 weeks

  • Able to tender between 1 and 3 projects at any time period
  • Present tender return sheet to our Mechanical Department for combined issue
  • Identify and present tender qualifications and exclusions
  • Produce Value Engineering solutions
  • Understand and scrutinise Sub-Contractor quotations
  • Good working relationship with an already friendly team


  • BTEC ONC - Electrical Engineering
  • City & Guilds Level 3, 17th Edition IEE Regulations
  • City & Guilds 2391 - Testing & Inspection (preferred but not essential)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat

Ideally you will come from an M&E Design and Build background.

The post offers a real opportunity to contribute to a growing business with a successful growth record and very real prospects. You will have held a similar Estimating position with an M&E Contractor.

The successful applicant will ideally come from an M&E Sub-contracting background. You must be able to work in the UK without restriction. Hays Building Services is the only Recruitment Consultancy to be the Official Recruitment Partner for the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

Hays Building Services is a specialist in Building Services Recruitment and have a range of posts available.

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