Location Dronfield
Job-type Permanent
Salary £30k - 37k per year
Contact Zoey Bunn
Call Zoey
Email [email protected]
Reference 103094

Design & Estimating Engineer

Location: Dronfield

Pay Range: £30,000 - £37,000

Contract Type: Permanent

The role of the Design and Estimating Engineer is to design and cost complex fire, life safety, electronic security systems and network infrastructure. You will be responsible for reviewing client/tender specification documents and drawings, liaising with suppliers, using CAD software for the detailed design, costing the projects and drafting proposal documents. You will work collaboratively with various departments.

Key Responsibilities – Design & Estimating Engineer

  • Progressing sales enquiries and tenders’ requirements by working closely with Business Development Managers to ensure that customer requirements are understood
  • Designing various life safety and security systems plus any other integrated building systems as specified within the Company’s scope of work based upon customer requirements, specifications, drawings, and current standards
  • Preparing proposals, quotations and tender documents and ensuring they are prepared on time and in line with company standards
  • Assessing the risk factors influencing the security and fire design, to either enhance accordingly or to communicate back to the client
  • Ensuring all quotations and system design specifications are compatible with the requirements of all applicable technical and regulatory standards and Codes of Practice
  • Adhering to all Company policies and procedures
  • Ensuring handovers and deadlines are achieved
  • Reviewing changes in customers’ specifications and modifying designs accordingly

Qualifications & Requirements – Design & Estimating Engineer

  • Good working knowledge of fire, security or network infrastructure products and systems and their features/limitations
  • Previous design and estimating experience, including the ability to prepare cost sheets and proposal documents
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience of reading and publishing specifications and technical drawings
  • Proficient in the use of the latest AutoCAD and/or Revit packages
  • Current knowledge of technologies, technical and regulatory standards, which are relevant to the design process
  • The ability to form good working relationships with colleagues, customers, and outside bodies
  • The ability to understand and publish specifications and technical drawings

What we can offer – Design & Estimating Engineer

  • Salary Exchange Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare Cash Plan- claim back the costs of dentist, opticians, physio, prescriptions and much more
  • Life Insurance- 4 times annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme including mental health support, legal, financial advice and access to own Mental Health First Aid team
  • Access to 24/7 GP helpline and online GP surgery
  • Access to discounts from 1000s of retailers through PERKS such as gym membership discounts, shopping, cinema tickets, and discounts at your favourite restaurants
  • Personal accident protection
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

For more information on this role, please contact Zoey Bunn on 01453 829799 send a copy of your CV to [email protected]

Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. 

Omega Resource Group is an employment agency specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Oil & Gas, Construction and Manufacturing sectors. 

Candidates who are currently a Design and Estimating Engineer may be suitable for this position.

For details of other opportunities available within your chosen field please visit our website www.omegaresource.co.uk


Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.