Electrical Estimator- CHA/J13825

Electrical Estimator- CHA/J13825

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Electrical Estimator

Estimation in the Building Services industry and its accuracy is becoming ever vital and important in a market place which is becoming increasingly competitive. So, has there ever been a time to further your career within a market leading Building Services business that thoroughly values the pre-construction function and is looking to bring an experienced and knowledgeable Electrical Estimator into its team?

If you're from either an electrical trades or academic background, with a thorough and in-depth knowledge of the Building Services industry and you already have daily involvement in electrical estimating, then this is an opportunity to further your career within a well-established and leading Building Services contractor in Scotland, where the role is based from their offices in Edinburgh.

Building on an existing estimating team, whilst leading the electrical pre-construction function on various new-build and refurbishment projects, you will be working on preparing and submitting the full electrical packages for key M&E bids and tenders for both Tier 1 M&E contracting projects working with main build contractors as well as end-user/direct clientele, which leads to a varied role which includes high levels of client interaction as well as conducting various site surveys on existing building for small to large scale refurbishment projects also. The focus will be on commercial projects in sectors such as retail, education, healthcare, fit-out and industrial on project both within the public and private sectors.

The successful candidate will utilise their electrical building services expertise in order to win M&E projects up to the value of £8mil. You will be required to have experience in reading and understanding tender drawings and bills of quantities whilst also being able to work with and develop schedules of rates. Ideally you will have experience in using Estimation software although training will be provided if the successful applicant has not used this specific estimating software package in the past.

Ideally, you're currently working as an electrical estimator for an M&E Building Services contractor and are looking for a new challenge within a commercially focussed team where you will be at the forefront of the electrical pre-construction process through to project handover to the appointed project management team. This is very much an opportunity to be a key part of a settled and knowledgeable team which has growth plans over the next 5 years where there is an extensive room to grow, develop and become a senior member of the division in the future.

In return, the successful applicant will be part of a wider business which greatly values its own people and is recognised by investors of people through developing its own talent where they are able to offer an attractive salary and remuneration package depending on experience.

Legal Information: Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work. We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents. We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.
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Callum Haig
Recruitment Consultant

Callum joined our team in September 2015 to build on our M&E building services section. He's used his extensive market knowledge gained from a competing agency to his advantage but has also learned a whole lot more about recruitment working with us. Adding value since becoming part of our family, the detailed information he supplies to our customers while providing an honest and transparent service to all has been outstanding. He loved playing a vital​ part in our social committee that helped raise £1351.50 for our 2016 Charity Partner, Strathcarron Hospice. Bake sales, swamp challenges and casino nights make for a varied role here at Contract Scotland! Click on the search icon below to view Callum's Jobs.


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