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Electrical Estimator Vacancy!

About the job

Working hours

Full Time


St Ives, Cambridgeshire


Up to £50,000 per annum (depending on experience)

The Role

Bambridge Lee are looking for an experienced Electrical Estimator with excellent commercial knowledge to join our fast growing team.

Bambridge Lee prides itself on customer retention and building long-standing relationships with clients which has enabled to grow rapidly into a well respected Electrical Contractor covering numerous markets. Our projects range from £5k to £3M and vary in both sector and electrical discipline so this is a varied and interesting role ideal for a proactive candidate. You will work closely and report directly to the company Directors to submit tenders and pricing documentation to clients.

The ideal candidate will require up-to-date knowledge of electrical regulations and standards and have an electrical qualification. The role requires excellent communication skills, organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines. In addition to estimating duties the successful applicant would work in unison with the wider project team to ensure best buy purchasing and valuations/variations are accurate and submitted on time. We are looking for a confident individual with vast knowledge of the electrical industry seeking to progress their career and make their mark within this progressive company.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Production of quotes and tender documents

  • Following up quotes to secure jobs

  • Producing material lists and obtaining quotations from suppliers

  • Attend tender and site review meetings when required

  • Liaising with current and new clients

  • Ensuring tenders are prepared to a high standard

  • Managing deadlines

  • Developing relationships with clients, main contractors, designers and sub-contractors

  • Evaluating proposals



  • Proven experience as an electrical estimator (min 3 years on varied projects)

  • Experience of design and build projects

  • Electrical Qualifications

  • Interpretation of tender documents and able to produce take-offs

  • Good working knowledge of current electrical standards

  • Excellent computer skills and ability to learn new software

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Excel.


  • Experience using SimPro estimating software

  • Knowledge of Fire and Security

  • Knowledge of CAD

About You

You must be proactive in your approach to work with the ability to adapt and improve the business as we continue to grow. Be comfortable both working as part of a team and autonomously to achieve results to set deadlines.

About Us

Bambridge Lee are a trusted company specialising in a range of areas in the electrical industry including Electrical Installation, Warden-Call, Fire Systems, Security, CCTV, Safety and Access Control. We provide the complete solution from design, supply, installation and commissioning, through to management and maintenance of electrical systems.

Our customer base ranges from large national organisations to individual customers, but our principles remain the same throughout, ensuring a personable, professional and knowledgeable service that it suitable for all needs.

Based out of St Ives, Cambridgeshire, we operate across East Anglia, London and East of England.


  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays

  • Excellent Salary & Benefits Package

  • Company pension scheme.

  • On-site Parking

  • Sick Pay

  • Company Events

  • Casual Dress

  • Hybrid Working

  • Salary Sacrifice Electric Vehicle Scheme

Next steps

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for the role, please forward your CV in the first instance with a covering letter to Ross Fairley at Bambridge Lee on

If you have any questions regarding this role, please feel free to Contact Ross Fairley on 01487 253103.

Bambridge Lee is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.

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