2731 – Electrical Estimator

Potters Bar or River Road

Role Description

 

The Estimator is responsible for the timely production of detailed pricing of HV & EHV Tenders/Quotes up to 132kV generally from client scope/Specification or DNO Point of Connection offers. This will require the compilation of accurate estimates from mainly first principal methods for multi discipline works, including labour, plant, equipment, materials and sub-contract requirements during tendering and bidding.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Commercial acumen – ability to see what the big picture is and take advantage of that
  • Attention to detail and ability to close things out
  • Excellent team working, financial and organisational skills
  • Confident and assured presenter in front of senior managers and directors
  • High level of computer literacy
  • General knowledge of H&S and its practical implications
  • Self-motivated but able to work as part of a team
  • Customer focused and driven for success
  • Able to make an impact, set an example, and be of influence
  • Good at developing others
  • Detailed understanding of DNO type client’s driver’s and need’s which includes the regulatory Framework they operate under
  • Experienced engineer with a proven track record in providing technical solutions and costing for an electrical and civil engineering environment up to 132kV on Private and/or Regulated DNO Networks
  • Graduate calibre and Technically Aware

Principle Duties and Accountabilities

The Estimator is responsible for the timely production of detailed pricing of HV & EHV Tenders/Quotes up to 132kV generally from client scope/Specification or DNO Point of Connection offers. This will require the compilation of accurate estimates from mainly first principal methods for multi discipline works, including labour, plant, equipment, materials and sub-contract requirements during tendering and bidding.

General Duties

  • Preparation of tenders and quotations from specifications and drawings within defined time periods.
  • Preparation of Tenders and Quotations from DNO Point of Connection offers within defined time periods.
  • Make site assessments and evaluate any risks and potential problems.
  • Produce formal handover documentation on accepted work.
  • Attend handover meetings were required and explain project scope, estimate, clarifications, and assumptions.
  • Completion of all company procedure documents and financial information.
  • Report on and review all projects with the Commercial Director.
  • Document review.
  • Attend and lead contract meetings with clients and contractors.

Measures of Success:

  • All work completed to time and high standard
  • Business Growth
  • Meet or exceed budget

Health and Safety

  • Recognition of the importance of a good HSE record as a great sales tool.
  • Take good care of yourself and others who may be affected by your actions.
  • Ensure there is prompt recording and investigation of all accidents and near misses.
  • Maintain awareness of JSM’s H&S policy and rules and keep up to date with changes that impact your role.
  • Deal with any concerns regarding Safety, Health or the Environment.

Measures of success:

  • Attendance at training
  • Reported accidents / near misses investigated / action taken
  • Use of PPE

Planning and Organising

  • Organise personal workload to maximise effective use of time.
  • Allocate work to others to ensure the maximum utilisation of expertise within the business.

Measures of Success:

  • Feedback from employees and customers
  • All business targets met

People/Team Working

  • Carry out effective management of direct reports.
  • Communicate effectively with all staff
  • Work alongside other members of the team to ensure effective delivery of targets.
  • Work with other JSM business areas to provide a seamless approach for our customers.

Measures of Success:

  • Personal performance – volumes and standards reviewed through appraisal
  • Customer feedback

Quality

  • Implement JSM approach to Quality in all you do and complete all work to high standards.
  • Identify areas of improvement in Power processes and operations and report to Commercial Director.
  • Ensure working practices and processes are followed.

Measure of Success:

  • Quality standards adhered to
  • Customer feedback

 

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Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health cashplan
  • Employee discount and cashback scheme
  • Private pension plan
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