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Salary: £27 per hour

Location: Solihull, West Midlands

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 07 Dec 2020

Reference: 4712

Role: Electrical Estimator  
Location: Solihull
Contract type: Ongoing contract
Salary: £27.00 per hour


  • An opportunity has arisen for a full time Electrical Estimator, to join an expanding automotive services specialist delivering highly sophisticated electrical installations within the automotive industry based in the Midlands.
  • This is a new position, providing support to our Electrical Projects team relating to the pricing of tenders, to win new business and additional projects within our existing business.
  • This role requires an experienced estimator who has excellent negotiation skills and can communicate and influence at multiple levels from the Directors to all staff and stakeholders within the business.
  • Preparing and submitting tenders, reading drawings, and calculating the cost of materials, labour and equipment hire
  • Obtaining quotations to cover all requirements
  • Collating detailed costs of all requirements for each project
  • Working with clients, sub-contractors, and staff to ensure that every project is delivered on time and within budget
  • Assessing and adhering to all Health and Safety requirement
  • Managing timesheets and collation of project hours
  • Completion of end of project documentation including O & M's

Qualifications, Skills & Experience required:

  • Electrical qualifications and work background are essential.
  • Customer focused
  • High organisational skills - understanding of need to work to a deadline
  • Planning ability using Microsoft Project
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Previous experience working within the automotive sector covering: Electrical: Main distribution (high and low voltage), Sub distribution, Small power, Lighting, Electrical design, Test, and inspection.
  • Data Networks: Data Cabling, Voice Cabling, Containment, Fibre optic cabling and termination, Copper cabling, termination and testing, Patching services, Wireless network AP’s