Fire & Security Estimator

Website Shero Talent Consultancy

Our client, a leading provider of cutting-edge fire and security solutions committed to safeguarding properties and individuals, is expanding its operations and wants you to be a part of their team!. With a dedication to excellence and innovation, they deliver bespoke solutions tailored to the unique needs of each client. In line with their mission to protect communities and assets, they are currently seeking a skilled Fire and Security Estimator to join their dynamic team. If this is of interest to you, please keep reading…

Shero Talent Consultancy are looking for an ambitious Fire and Security Estimator to assess project requirements, generate accurate cost estimates, and collaborate with internal teams to create proposals. You should possess a strong understanding of fire protection and security systems, excellent analytical skills, and effective communication abilities to engage with clients and stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Evaluate project specifications and conduct site visits to assess requirements and identify potential challenges.
  • Analyse blueprints, technical drawings, and other documentation to determine the scope of work and materials needed.
  • Utilise estimating software and tools (e.g., Bluebeam, CostX) to prepare precise cost estimates for fire protection and security systems installations.
  • Collaborate with sales teams, engineers, and project managers to develop competitive proposals aligning with client objectives and budget constraints.
  • Communicate effectively with clients to address inquiries, clarify project details, and negotiate terms as needed.
  • Stay current with industry trends, regulations, and best practices to ensure compliance and enhance service offerings.
  • Participate in meetings, presentations, and discussions to support business development efforts and foster client relationships.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a fire and security estimator or in a similar role in the construction or engineering industry.
  • Strong knowledge of fire protection and security systems, including alarm systems, access control, CCTV, and sprinkler systems.
  • Proficiency in estimating software and tools (e.g., Bluebeam, CostX, or similar platforms).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities, with the capacity to interact professionally with clients, colleagues, and vendors.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.
  • Relevant certifications or licenses (e.g., CFPS, NICET) are preferred but not required.
  • Work closely with the sales, engineering, and project management teams to ensure alignment between estimations and project execution.
  • Engage with clients to clarify requirements and address any concerns related to project costs.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company.
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment with a focus on innovation and growth

Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of fire detection, alarm systems, access control, CCTV, and other security technologies.
  • Familiarity with relevant codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficient in using estimation software and Microsoft Office Suite.

Education and Certifications:

  • Ideally a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Fire Science, or a related field (preferred).
  • Relevant certifications in fire and security systems (e.g., CFPS, NICET) are advantageous.

Salary £30,000 – £40,000 depending on your experience. Please call Jessica if you’re interested but may not tick all the boxes, Jessica will provide further clarification on . Mobile : 07714234844.

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