Design Estimator

Design Estimator
Posted 3 months ago

Location: London

Duration: Permanent Position

Start Date: Asap

Salary: From £32,000.00 per year

Job Description:

Design Estimator required, for a busy Fire and Security company to plan, implement and deliver tenders.

Duties to include:

  • Review all Tender Documents for potential risk and exposure and provide key information across the contract team.
  • If required, carry out surveys and report findings back to the Head of Estimating.
  • Review tender specifications, programmes and pricing schedules for quotation purposes and ensure compliance.
  • File all tender information in correct folder locations, e.g., specification, programme, and drawings.
  • Identifying value engineering solutions to create a commercial advantage over competitors.
  • Liaise with suppliers for costs of equipment and parts, ensuring compliance with the tender documents.
  • Preparing RFIs detailing tender qualifications and particulars.
  • To work with and maintain the existing company estimating department procedures.
  • Preparation of all documents to meet the company standards to include design sign off.
  • Submitting tenders for a review to the Head of Estimating, including the project handover signed document. Information to be submitted with ample time to meet customers deadlines.
  • After tender submission, ensure all tenders are chased and your manager is kept informed of the bid prospects.
  • Maintain the Quote Bank.
  • Supervise, mentor, and encourage other team members. Treating them in a professional manner.
  • All your office and site activities will be client facing and as a result you are our representative to the client. At all times you will be expected to maintain a professional appearance and manner, be punctual, helpful, and courteous to clients and colleagues.
  • Attend all weekly Estimating Meetings.

This list is not exhaustive, and the duties outlined in this job description will change over time.

Additional Information:

The company designs and installs Fire Alarm and Security systems, while also providing maintenance services. Located close to Borough Station and a short distance from London Bridge, we are based in a strategic business area within the city of London with added benefits of excellent transport links and a thriving social scene. We are a welcoming company valuing teamwork, which is reflected in our consistent workmanship and disciplined commitment towards quality and client peace of mind.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: From £32,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance


For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Daniel Davey at 01256 817878 or email: or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
SalaryFrom £32,000.00 per year
ContactDaniel Davey

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