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Salary: Depending on experience
Location: Higham near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Estimators Vacancy (General Job Description )

Due to growing demand in providing quotations to our customers, Dunamis is looking to employing a full time Estimator within its ever expanding Commercial team located at Higham adjacent to junction 40 of the A14, approximately 10 miles from Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk.

This new position would be office based and occasionally involve some travelling to carry out inspection surveys before producing competitive tender estimates and corresponding offer letters. The candidate would use their own car when necessary and paid a set mileage allowance when site visiting.

The Candidate as a minimum must have knowledge and understanding of electrical installation works in both low voltage (LV) and 11kV high voltage (HV) network systems with suitable qualifications or demonstrable level of achievement through experience in Commercial and Contractual aspects within the Electrical industry. Some civil and building construction knowledge would be an added advantage.

The Candidate would be mainly pricing works for LV connections to Electric Vehicle charger points, Housing/Flat & Commercial/Industrial units, 11kV Secondary substations, Cable trenching within the highways/private landowners and Renewable installations (i.e. Solar Farms, Battery Storage, Gas Generation etc.).

This post is aimed at a junior role and the successful candidate would have some guidance and training from the Estimating Manager to share knowledge and experience of the role and its responsibilities. We would however also consider an experienced Estimator with Skills and expertise up to 132kV voltage systems should a candidate become available.

Job Requirements

  • Communicate clearly both in writing and the spoken word
  • Have some background in Commercial and Contractual aspects of tendering within the Electrical industry at voltages up to 11kV
  • Be computer literate – Word, Excel Spreadsheets, Project programmes, E-Mails
  • Have knowledge of Health and Safety and its practical implications
  • Have knowledge of CDM regulations
  • Be customer focused to meet customer needs, deadlines and clarify post tender queries
  • Have (or willing to obtain through training) HNC or equivalent in electrical engineering (or demonstrable level of achievement through experience)
  • Obtain best value manufacturers, sub-contractors and material supplier quotations
  • Ensure all confidential sensitive information at all levels are kept within the business
  • Able to work closely with Staff and Management at all levels
  • Hold a full UK, clean drivers licence

Working at Fulcrum

We are committed to being the most customer focused provider of utility connections within the market which means challenging ourselves each day to deliver for the customer and exceed their expectations.

Fulcrum is also committed to ensuring every employee has the opportunity to make a difference and to provide career enhancing development opportunities for those with the talent and energy.

If you've got what we're looking for, you'll enjoy a highly competitive pay and benefits package including:

  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), with the option to buy or sell up to five days leave
  • Market leading pension with life benefits
  • Option to participate in an annual Sharesave scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Free on-site parking and Free Electric Vehicle Charging at our Head Office (on Sheffield Business Park - close to J33 of the M1)

Whether you have years of experience or you are seeking your first position, if you believe that you have the qualities to make a difference at Fulcrum, then please contact us. We'd love to hear from you, please send us your CV (no agencies please).

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Inclusion and diversity

We are an equal opportunity employer. We provide an inclusive environment for all our employees.

We are committed to fostering inclusion and diversity in relation to our employees, clients the communities in which we operate.

We aim to ensure that all our employees have the opportunity to develop to their full potential, regardless of race, gender, nationality, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or background; and we will not allow artificial or prejudicial barriers from obstructing their career and personal development.

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