Fire and Security Design estimator

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Engineering, Office & Commercial Support, Sales & Marketing
Job type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: £30000
Contact name: Craig Gorman

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Published: 7 days ago

​Fire & Security Systems Design Estimator

Birmingham – CIRCA £30k medical plan + life assurance

We are working with a forward-thinking and well renowned independent Security and Communications Company operating across the UK who are recruiting for a Design / Estimator.

My client is NSI Gold and BAFE accredited and specialises in driving digital transformation and integration across the life safety, security and communications industry.

Due to the company’s continued success and continued growth, they are recruiting an additional Designs / Estimator to join their business development team in Birmingham to expand the design and estimation capacity across the Midlands.

The Design/Estimator will work in a highly professional design team for my client’s customers, who include universities, estates, homes, public spaces and the Armed Forces.

My client designs, installs and maintains smart, reliable and highly-compliant fire protection, access control, security, intruder alert, CCTV and communications solutions.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in a business that invests heavily in their staff’s training and development and ongoing professional development.

What will you be doing?

  • Provide Design and Costing Support to the Business Development Team

  • Evaluate a number of projects and tenders that our sales team bring in and estimate cost, resource and timeline to completion of each project

  • Supporting the Team in guiding and interpreting Customer’s requirements to formulate design and specification proposal

  • Drawing Support – generation of new and amendment of existing to support proposals

  • Site surveying as required

  • Reviewing and approve designs, specifications and costings generated by the Sales Team, where required

What we’re looking for

Ideally you will need to be an accomplished estimator within the security industry with at least 2 years’ experience of estimating security and fire systems.

  • Knowledge of Fire detection and related systems

  • Understanding of Intruder and related alarm systems

What’s on offer

My client offers a competitive salary, depending on skills and experience, with a whole range of benefits including enrolment into the company pension scheme, Life and Accident Insurance, a Medical Cash Plan and much more.

They place a huge emphasis on their internal culture, putting their employees at the heart of what they do.

…. and strive to build a confident, safe and positive culture promoting ambition and “can-do” behaviours where people take personal responsibility and are empowered to act

My client’s investment in their employees cultivates a culture based on commitment, encouraging a team environment where we are all included, benefiting both employees and customers.

So, if you feel you meet the requirements for this Design/Estimator role, then apply today.

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