Technical Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1155360082-2
  • Date Posted: 2 November 2023
  • Recruiter: James Recruitment
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £55,000 to £70,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: car allowance and excellent benefit
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Technical Design Engineer 55,000 plus excellent benefits and career opportunities within the business

Our client a leading security company are currently seeking a Technical Design Engineer to join this fast growing business to assess project requirements, analyse costs, and provide accurate estimates for Fire and Security installation and maintenance projects. Your role will be to play a crucial role in helping our client make informed decisions regarding project feasibility, budgeting, and pricing.

Overall, the purpose of the Technical Design Engineer role is to provide accurate cost estimates, support project feasibility analysis, aid in budgeting and cost control, facilitate bidding processes, and contribute to effective decision-making in relation to project costs.

Responsibilities include :

  • Analysing project specifications, drawings, and other relevant documentation to understand project requirements.
  • Conducting site visits or reviewing detailed project plans to gather necessary information for estimating costs.
  • Quantifying and itemising materials, labour, equipment, and subcontractor services required for the project.
  • Researching and sourcing pricing information for materials, equipment, and subcontractor services.
  • Calculating the cost of labour, including hours required and wage rates, based on industry standards and project scope.
  • Utilizing estimating software and tools to develop accurate cost estimates and proposals.
  • Preparing detailed and itemized cost breakdowns, including material quantities, labour hours, equipment costs, and subcontractor expenses.
  • Collaborating with suppliers, subcontractors, and internal stakeholders to obtain accurate pricing and evaluate alternative options.
  • Identifying potential risks, contingencies, and factors that may impact project costs and time lines.
  • Participating in meetings and discussions with clients, project managers, and other stakeholders to present and explain cost estimates.
  • Supporting the negotiation process by providing cost-related information and recommendations.
  • Documenting and maintaining records of estimates, assumptions, and pricing data for future reference and analysis.
  • Assisting in the preparation of bid proposals and tender documents.
  • Monitoring and reviewing project costs throughout the life cycle to identify deviations from the estimate and provide insights for future estimates.

in return our client offers a salary of 55,000 plus car allowance, excellent benefits and career development - apply now for an interview!