As a Cost Estimator you will create a basic designs and associated budgeting based on conversations with the customer and project leader and documents received. In addition, you contribute to technical optimisations, risk management and creating distinctive capabilities when it comes to offering creative and innovative solutions based on specifications documents.
This is done to achieve a costing that matches the (technical) answer to the customer's question. It is important that you are a team player and have extensive experience with engineering technical installations (experience with implementation is an advantage). You also contribute to the development of the department when it comes to further optimizing processes and building up cost figures and collaborating with other teams as needed.
The calculation team consists of colleagues with an electrical or mechanical engineering background. It is a department with a lot of experience, which takes forward both short-term projects (maximum two months) and projects in a construction team (6 months to 1.5 years).
You will visit the construction site about four times a year to evaluate with the project leaders and to incorporate construction experiences into subsequent projects.
Some of your responsibilities include:
Analysing the application documents, resulting in a risk matrix in which the technical, financial, and legal opportunities/alternatives and risks are recorded.
Dimensioning all types of electrical installations from the application documents to arrive at good quotation requests for subcontractors and suppliers so that a cost price estimate can be made.
Submitting quotation requests and substantive assessment of the quotations received in order to make the right choice of supplier.
Complete development of alternatives that lead to a reduction in the cost price.
Preparing cost price estimates, tender and offer documents.
Operation, Total Cost of Ownership, focused thinking and working.
Monitoring the quotation planning.
Building up and being able to work with key cost figures and alternative methods of cost determination.
Building and managing a constructive relationship with suppliers.
Customer-oriented representation of our client during inspections.
Contribute to EMVI plans.
Our client is a specialist in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, construction, automation, and computerization. In their 140 years’ existence, the company has been on the forefront of technological development and with over 2700 passionate colleagues they work to constantly build and maintain smart systems and installations.
They are true professionals who are only satisfied when their systems do what they need to do and deliver the best results.
The 'Projects' department realizes regional projects that are realized with a project organization, as a rule these are projects with a size of € 100,000 to € 4,000,000.
These concern new construction and/or renovation projects, where our client almost always works with the latest technologies. Within this department you work on wonderful projects for a certain (longer) period.
In practice, you may work closely with colleagues from the other specializations based on project needs.
You combine the excellent knowledge you have of the field with the drive to get the most out of a tender process.
You have a results-oriented attitude, are creative and proactive.
You have good communication and negotiation skills.
Completed a relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering.
Several years of experience in a similar position, gained within an installation technology company.
Extensive experience with various office packages (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Knowledge of and/or affinity with electrical engineering, measurement and control technology, management, and maintenance and BREEAM is an advantage.
An eye for detail and sense of responsibility.
The drive to get the most out of a tender process.
Passionate about personal development
Market related remuneration
25 vacation days + 13 ADV days
Good work-life balance, so the opportunity to work part-time
Working from home? We set up your home office
Company fitness scheme (reimbursement for gym)
TBI Study Fund (a contribution for the education of school-age children)
Opportunities to follow training and courses to further develop yourself
Collective Labour Agreement for Small Metal, with the PMT Pension Scheme
A learning culture – where you get every opportunity to work on your personal development.
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