Senior Technical Estimator - Fire

Recruiter
HVAC Recruitment
Location
Dudley
Salary
£30000 - £40000/annum + 25 days holidays, Pension
Posted
09 Mar 2018
Closes
08 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Working for one of the UK's leading and best known M&E Maintenance / M&E Contracting and Facilities Management companies. As a company they turnover excess of £3billion and are well placed in the FTSE 250. They are able to offer long term job security and a clear career path if desired.

They are currently looking to recruit a Senior Technical Estimator to work out or their office in Birmingham to generate technical Fire System quotations and proposals for small works, projects and system remediation as a result of Technical inspections in order to ensure customer compliance and drive revenue.

Responsibilities

* To provide a triage service to technical reports including non-conformance and recommendations from the field technical team to establish appropriate course of action
* To quote remedial work and small works identified from field technical reports in a timely manner to give excellent customer service and ensure compliance for our customers.
* On occasion, to conduct site technical surveys to enable accurate estimating.
* To build relationships with Field based sales teams and Branch Operations to maximise post inspection opportunities.
* To produce Proposals / Quotations / Tenders in accordance with Interserve standards and templates and ensure all are completed in accordance with appropriate technical standards and guidelines.
* To discuss quotations direct with clients, providing them with technical support and guidance
* To maintain accurate records of all quotations on CRM
* Achieve target Pipeline Value ongoing and Average Order Value.
* Achieve Sales Target as a minimum both for Annualised value and in year contribution

Skills & Experience

* Experience of preparing technical quotations and proposals within Fire services for a minimum of 3/5 years.
* A strong understanding of the Technical standards and guidelines governing Fire compliance and system design.
* Proven success in dealing directly with customers in a business to business environment.
* Able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen
* Sound technical knowledge of fire safety legislation including knowledge of BAFE and similar approval schemes.
* Holds relevant FIA approval to prepare and sign-off on quotes of a technical nature.
* Copes effectively with a varied and busy workload
* Customer focused
* Able to time-manage/plan on a daily basis
* Methodical and structured approach to work
* Builds rapport both internally and externally, appreciating the need to network with colleagues to create buy-in.
* Good communicator: written and verbal
* Gathers all relevant information that could impact a situation and creates proactive solutions
* Excellent attention to detail
* Focused on delivering results whatever the task. Plans an outcome before commencing the process
* Proven track record of consistent results against targets set.
* Competent in Word, Excel and Powerpoint

For more information please call the office and speak to Paul or Jamie

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