Tendering & Estimating Engineer - #979550

PWS Technical Services (UK) LTD

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Manchester
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
PWS Technical Services (UK) LTD

Tendering & Estimating Engineer

Working from home, the successful candidate must possess demonstrable experience and technical expertise from within the HV power, utilities and / or critical national electrical infrastructure sectors.

Our client is aims to be the leading customer service focused provider of specialist utility and infrastructure solutions, operating on both public and private networks and create a market leading, service driven provider within the industry, built on foundations of multi-year tier 1 frameworks, individual major projects and recurring private network maintenance agreements, all supported by smart systems


Due to continued expansion and the commitment to sustained and profitable growth, our client now wishes to appoint a highly motivated and industry experienced Tendering & Estimating Engineer for their UK wide HV power business. Reporting to the Pre-Construction Manager, the main purpose of this role will be to take responsibility for managing the development and production of highly competitive tenders and estimates for multiple contracts, frameworks or singular projects, ensuring maximum opportunity and minimum risk, and that clients receive a high-quality service on time and to challenging budget requirements. The successful candidate will also contribute to other preconstruction activities, ensuring successful project acquisition and timely handover to operations. This role allows you the opportunity to tender for contracts across the UK, with a key focus on building long-term relationships with new and existing clients, whilst overseeing the quotation and tendering process through all stages.

The Role

  • Preparation of tenders from LV to 11kv

  • Providing quotations and tenders for turnkey projects utilising in-house resources and supply chain partners

  • Liaison with new and existing clients, including attending meetings if required

  • Working with manufacturers and suppliers to develop partnerships for turnkey solutions

  • Following up quotations and attaining feedback for both successful and unsuccessful bids

  • Attend site surveys and route walks if necessary

  • Establishing client requirements, then providing quotations tailored to their needs, and liaising with internal departments, and submitting final project abilities to clients

  • Evaluate supplier and subcontract returns to ensure compliance with tender specifications

  • Accurately undertake any cost schedules and perform data entry into the relevant estimating software / systems

  • Draft commentary regarding exclusions and clarifications associated with return offers

  • Assist in creation / management of enhanced processes for estimating teams

  • Managing client and key stakeholder requests in a professional and timely manner

The Person

  • Possessing previous experience in a similar role from the HV power or energy sector

  • Possess strong commercial and business awareness to enable you to identify and recommend appropriate bid proposals that meet client needs

  • Highly motivated and accurate, as attention to detail is vital

  • Proficient in the use of software such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams and SharePoint across multiple platforms such as smart phones, tablets, laptops etc

  • Excellent communication, including ability to adapt your style according to the audience, combined with outstanding listening skills and the ability to follow constructive instruction

  • Utilise information and industry knowledge to produce innovative and competitive tenders

  • Strong interpersonal skills, along with a demonstrated ability to use your own initiative, as well as work collaboratively in a team

  • Ability to produce high quality proposals and reports with minimal supervision

  • Ideally possess the ability to evaluate possible work scope gaps on tenders

Working from home, a highly attractive remuneration package is on offer for the successful candidate, coupled with career progression, along with challenging variety, security and longevity of work, given the company’s industry leading status and their continued dedication to profitable growth.

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