Electrical Estimator

Job Reference:25022022-01

Key responsibilities:

Due to continuous success and growth in the market, our Client who are a leading Independent Connection Provider (ICP) are recruiting an Electrical Estimators to join their current team of Pre-Construction Designers in Sheffield.

Typical duties

  • Evaluate customers enquiry and demonstrate a clear interpretation of technical specification, understanding of the scope of works in order to produce the most cost effective and best engineering multi utility solution compliant with relevant IGT/GT/IDNO/DNO specifications
  • Work collaboratively with Sales team to ascertain any further clarifications on scope of works and customers’ expectations, to ensure an estimate is provided in advance of customer expectation
  • Application of POC requests to the DNO/IDNO
  • Uploading of documentation within project management system and maintenance/version controlling of documents
  • Determine the best engineering electrical route for both HV/LV, to create an electric design, complaint with DNO/INDO specifications for a variety of work type. Such as: Residential developments, Industrial & Commercial, High Rise buildings, EV I&C & Residential
  • Tailor each design as per the requirements of the customer and in line with network policy, determining cable specification/sizing calculations, vault drops, HV/LV electrical network design solutions, specialist equipment required
  • Design/plan LV/HV solutions for infrastructure and substation design
  • Assess risks, methodology of delivery and engineering difficulties when creating the proposed design, ensuring the design is complaint with safety, and current DNO/IDNO policy
  • Liaise and build relationships with our asset partners to obtain information on network and their requirements to better understand the requirements ahead of the design
  • Liaise with internal procurement teams or external providers to obtain bespoke costs and manufacturing for specialist electrical equipment
  • Work together with the design team to create a Multi Utility design proposal for the client incorporating Gas, Water, Electricity and Fibre where required, providing a clear route of infrastructure
  • Using a set of rates, create an estimate of costs to deliver the proposed design and present these in a formal bid paper
  • Work together with Operations and Sales, participating in internal meetings to discuss costs, and design proposal ahead of bid sign off
  • Prepare a formal quotation offer including all technical specifications of the design to present to our Sales team to deliver to the customer
  • Management of own workload and priorities, ensuring costs and bid proposals are prepared and submitted in advance of the customers expected date
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders throughout the life cycle of a project
  • Support following acceptance of a customer’s order participating in a design handover to Operations to talk through original design proposal and requirements and any further adjustments to the design and cost

Candidate requirements

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience designing LV/HV electrical networks
  • Good knowledge and understanding of industry with experience working with/to DNO/IDNO specifications, including G81
  • Understanding of the NERS requirements, and either working to these requirements or qualified at this level
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter and self-motivator with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • High attention to detail and ability to analyse complex plans and technical detail
  • Has initiative, motivation and a passion for delivering Customer Excellence
  • Be adaptable to coordinate Gas and Water in addition to Electric to offer a Multi Utility solution


Your Consultants

Elainn Waite
Consultant and Resourcer
Jack Nicholson
Divisional Manager
Get in touch for more info

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