Electrical Estimator - Water Industry

  • Perth CBD
  • Permanent
  • Mon Mar 12 03:01:11 2018
  • 200010412

RCR is a leading provider of Water, civil, mechanical, electrical and controls/SCADA across the Asia-Pacific region.

RCR Water currently require an experienced Estimator with an Electrical background to join our busy team in Perth.

Reporting to the Estimating Manager, the successful candidate will prepare Electrical cost estimates & technical proposals for tender submissions within the scope of appropriate drawings, specifications, quantities and duration date. Review tender documentation issued by clients and derive a thorough understanding of client’s requirements. Prepare a brief execution proposal to discuss with operations personnel and amend as necessary and ensure that estimates are executed in accordance with the client’s specifications or design brief and the Company’s procedures.

Duties will included:

  • Compile tender estimates utilising first principle estimating techniques
  • Maintain currency with industry trends and new design and construction technology.
  • Conduct site inspections and contract negotiations.
  • Issue request for quotations for tenders.
  • Ensure quality, safety and environmental requirements are accommodated in tender submissions.
  • Undertake a Tender Review Meeting.
  • Prepare tender submissions.
  • Develop an understanding of design and system requirements to enhance industry knowledge.
  • Ensure tender deadlines are met.

To be considered for the position you must have the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience as an Electrical Estimator in a construction or maintenance industry.
  • A tertiary qualification in Electrical Engineering or a Trades Certificate
  • Commercial negotiation experience and knowledge of contracts.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills & organisational skills.
  • Computer literate and familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Initiative and ability to work unsupervised.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience with WINEST, Expert Estimator or similar estimating tools
  • Experience with water infrastructure including water & waste water pipelines, pump stations and treatment plants
  • Exposure to Water Corporation Design Standards
  • Exposure to switchboard fabrication
  • Established network of relevant sub-contractors and vendors.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation.
  • Ability to respond to a changing work environment.