Electrical Estimator

- Living

- Warrington

- Full Time

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The Role

Due to continued growth, Briggs & Forrester Living’s Northern Region have an immediate vacancy for an Electrical Estimator to join our highly successful Pre-Contract Estimating Team based in Warrington. This is a permanent, office-based position.

Briggs & Forrester Living solely focus on mechanical, electrical and public health services installation within high end residential, student accommodation, hotel and care home projects.

The appointed candidate will be responsible for:

  • Production of detailed tender bids and cost plans
  • Attending mid and post tender meetings
  • Post tender control
  • Interfacing with both our existing and prospective new clients
  • Communication and interfacing with sub-contractor and supplier companies, using existing companies and generating new leads

The position will involve day-to-day management of the tender process to ensure standards are maintained and deadlines are met. Whilst electrically biased, the position also demands a wide knowledge of mechanical engineering services. Candidates will need to demonstrate a broad knowledge of the industry and will have experience in a wide range of sectors, preferably including residential, hotel, student accommodation and care home projects.


  • Pro-active and approachable
  • Lead by example
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge of all aspects of electrical building services
  • Thorough and efficient
  • Wide supplier and sub-contractor knowledge
  • Understanding of associated electrical services
  • Commercial acumen to ensure tenders are financially sound
  • Flexible in approach to deadlines
  • Computer literate with experience of ‘Trimble Estimation’ software
  • Issuing / updating tender documents via an electronic control system
  • Willing and able to work as part of a team with personal skills to promote good relationships with a friendly working environment
  • Ensuring quality standards are maintained in accordance with company QA policies
  • Working in an integrated M&E team


  • Competative salary
  • Company car salary sacrifice scheme or car allowance
  • Fuel purchase card
  • 25 days holiday (+8 days public holidays) with the ability to buy or sell up to 5 days
  • Private health care
  • Life insurance
  • Pension scheme with 5.5% employer contribution, employee contribution of 3.5% with the ability to contribute further
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Further technical and personal development