Design and Estimating Engineer

Cento Personnel Ltd

East Midlands, UK

Full time

£35-38k (annually)

Fire & Security

Aug 4

Design and Estimating Engineer

East Midlands

Up to £38,000


About the Client:

  • Our client, specialists in the Fire and Security industry, are seeking a hardworking and passionate Design and Estimator based around the East Midlands area to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Role:

  • To design and cost complex life safety and electronic security systems including, but not limited to, fire detection, voice alarm, disabled refuge, CCTV, access control and intruder systems.
  • To design any number of life safety and security systems plus any other integrated building system as specified within the Company’s scope of work based upon customer requirements, specifications, drawings and current standards.
  • To prepare proposals, quotations and tender documents for designed systems.
  • To assess the security and fire risk factors influencing the design.
  • To ensure that the content of all quotations and system design specifications are compatible with the requirements of all applicable technical and regulatory standards (i.e. EN, BS, HTM) and BAFE/NSI Codes of Practice.
  • To ensure adherence to all Company policies – including those for quality, health & safety and the management of false alarms.
  • Produce CAD design and construction drawings.
  • To take an active role within the continuous improvement of Company systems.
  • To provide reports as appropriate to the directors of the Company.
  • To carry out any other job specific duties as deemed appropriate by the directors of the Company.

Qualities Required:

  • To be conversant with the products and systems specified and with any significant limitations inherent in such products and systems.
  • To be conversant with and up to date in respect of new technologies, technical standards, regulatory standards, and the national implementation of EU directives, etc. that are relevant to the design process.
  • To be conversant with installation requirements such that system design specifications are professionally compiled and finalised in a manner which gives clear and unambiguous information to the customer and to the installing engineer.
  • To have knowledge of all applicable quality systems (ISO9001, SSQS101, FSQS121 etc)
  • To have a clear understanding of construction industry and tender related works.
  • To have the ability to understand and disseminate specifications and technical drawings.
  • To have good presentation and customer facing skills.
  • To be proficient in the use of the latest AutoCAD packages.
  • To have the ability to work creatively and innovatively dealing with core issues with customers.

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