Utilities Estimator

Utilities Estimator

Ref: 717| Posted: 16th Jul 2024

Edwards Employment Solutions Ltd are an award-winning, independent recruiter who support ‘employers of choice’ across the East Midlands and Yorkshire.  We partner with a wide range of companies within the Industrial, Engineering and Office Support sectors, bringing excellent career opportunities to YOU!

We are currently recruiting for a Utilities Estimator, to join the team at our Engineering client, based in Sutton In Ashfield.

They are a well-established and market leading supplier of engineering solutions, specialising in the design and construction of metal fabrications, primarily to the water and energy sectors.

This is a permanent vacancy.


Salary details & package

  • Market value salary package

  • 33 days holiday (including Public holidays)

  • Holiday buy back scheme - up to 5 days

  • Pension contributions - 4%

  • Performance bonus/incentives

  • Extra days holiday around Christmas

  • Company car/car allowance/fuel card - eligible roles

  • Professional development initiatives through our Academy

  • New employee finders fee/refer a friend (£500)

  • Electric vehicle charging

  • Emotional assistance programs (mental and emotional wellbeing)

  • Company sick pay

  • Free parking

  • Free tea/coffee

  • Company workwear

  • Social events - run by Social Committee

  • Long service awards

  • Health screening

  • Jury Service - Financial support scheme

  • Christmas gift voucher


The Role – Utilities Estimator


You will report directly to the Pre Contract Director.


As a Utilities Estimator, you will be responsible for:

  • To operate directly with customers, suppliers, internal Engineering, Fabrication production and sales teams to cost projects which meet customers' technical and commercial requirements

  • You will produce accurate quotations that include margins, materials, labour and other associated costs including subcontracted elements

  • Your proposals will include well written narrative on the technical aspects of the proposal, the key benefits of the business and the technical aspects of the equipment selected

  • Follow submission of proposals, and expect to proactively follow up client queries and make follow up enquiries to increase levels of customer interaction to secure orders

  • Upon contract win, you will participate in a launch meeting with the project delivery staff to hand over the project, including a detailed breakdown of the successful bid, technical risks and opportunities and support the PM with follow up queries through the early stages of the project lifecycle

The Candidate



  • Able to write accurate and concise reports, proposals

  • IT skills — excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office/Microsoft Projects

  • Presentation skills — Your presentation skills will be assessed during selection

  • Utilities Sector experience – previous experience of working in the Water Treatment industry is essential. Demonstrable experience in products such as pumps, screening, sewage treatment equipment and or aeration products.



  • Level 5 Mechanical /Electrical or Civil Engineering qualification is desirable but can be overlooked with relevant site experience and a demonstrable knowledge of the products and processes


Do you feel you match the criteria? Contact us today!

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