Electrical Estimator

Electrical Estimator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Electrical Estimator to join our team.


  • Preparing tender documentation;
  • Review of drawings and carry out electrical take-off;
  • Use of Amtech design software favourable;
  • Ability to undertaking draft Electrical Design from pre-tender design & build information to create a project estimate and draft drawings;
  • Attending Pre tender meetings to talk through estimate and cost breakdown;
  • Use of Vixen Causeway Estimating software favourable;
  • Plan workload and deliver to deadlines;
  • Use of Microsoft Excel;
  • Verify Wholesalers/Subcontractors quotes and making sure they meet the requirements of the project;
  • Respond to and manage enquiries relating to the above;
  • Interpretation of specification/Drawings to project needs;
  • Following up sales leads;
  • Work closely with the Rail Operations Director to appropriately direct resources and effectively plan for future requirements;
  • Dealing with Design and Build Tenders/Estimates;
  • Preparing of Tender/Estimate.


  • Any training in electrical engineering (desirable);
  • Awareness of, or trained on the 18th edition of the Electrical Wiring Regulations – BS7671;
  • Awareness of, or trained on BS5839 – Fire detection and fire alarm systems (desirable);
  • Working knowledge of SEC Cyper estimating package or similar (desirable);
  • Experience building strong customer and consultant relationships;
  • At least two years’ experience as an electrical estimator and/or qualified electrician;
  • Flexibility to travel between customer and consultant sites;
  • Full clean driving licence;
  • Excellent numeracy skills;
  • Ability to work to deadlines;
  • HNC in electrical engineering or NVQ Level 3 or Level 4 in electrotechnical services or similar (desirable);
  • Awareness of, or trained on BS5266 – Emergency lighting (desirable);
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Experienced Electrical Estimator with experience within the building services industry using estimating software.