Tendering Engineer

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  • Location:
    Home Based
  • Employment:
    Full time

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Emily Wolfe


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Join us and help deliver the exceptional, every day.

This is a home-based position which will require you to visit the main office near Milton Keynes (Olney) 1-2 days per week. Also, there will be occasional site visits as and when required. 


Using industry experience and knowledge to provide detailed estimates for Client Projects, including cost estimates, work time estimates, and overall customer satisfaction. Maintains existing Client Contracts and continuously seeks out new clients and estimating opportunities.

Main Duties

  • Prepare cost budgets and cost estimates for new contracts.
  • Experience in Building Cost Estimates from 33kV – 132kV. Experience & Understanding of UK DNO's requirements (G81) for Contestable Works.
  • Knowledge of BOP works associated with Battery Storage Projects (Advantageous but not essential)
  • Ensure consistency across all project estimating and pricing, including making amendments, providing new cost estimates, and maintaining communication with the Client.
  • Adhere to company standards and guidelines when analysing and providing estimations; focus on maximising profit and customer satisfaction, while minimising any potential risks to the company.
  • Prepare detailed, well-written proposals for each Client, adhering to Client guidelines while offering competitive and comprehensive cost estimates, and including supplementary documentation.
  • Maintain relationships with existing Clients keeping a sales-minded attitude and seek out and build relationships with new Clients.
  • Work with the Tendering Manager and Design Team to help with development, innovation, and creativity on Client projects.
  • Keep detailed records of all estimation documentation, including site assessments and contract terms.
  • Balance multiple proposals and estimations at once, ensuring each reaches the Client by the deadline.
  • Liaise with other company departments to maintain business development and continuously innovate new profitable outcomes. Occasional Site Visit / Client Visits will be required.


  • 5+ years experience working within a fast moving dynamic engineering company
  • HNC / HND qualification or suitable industry experience.Excellent commercial awareness.
  • Strong customer facing skills with sales and customer service.
  • Computer literate with experience of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook & Estimation software (Simpro) advantageous.
  • Valid Driving License

Our market-leading offering provides you with benefits that suit your lifestyle.

We have a virtual GP on hand for you and members of your household. So you can get expert advice by video or phone without having to leave your home. We offer financial wellbeing assistance through our Salary Finance scheme. For example, you could access 50% of your earned pay before payday for a small fee. Salary Finance also offers competitive loans.

When you join us, we’ll give you a link to our flexible lifestyle benefits platform, Choices. You might choose to purchase up to five extra days’ holiday each year. You might buy critical illness insurance, seek dental treatment or buy technology products at an affordable cost. There are many choices!

We give you access to high street discounts from thousands of well-known retailers, gyms and more through our MiDeals platform. And we have a cycle-to-work scheme. Life cover of up to four times your salary is available. We also offer enhanced pension contributions, a save-as-you-earn scheme, and a Mitie Matching Share Plan (you could even be awarded free shares in Mitie).

We award our employees with Mitie Stars as recognition for their hard work. There are cash prizes up for grabs each month and at the end of the year there’s a chance to scoop a top prize of £10,000!

Our success is a direct result of the experience and quality of our people. Progressing your career is therefore a top priority for us. We offer a diverse variety of training and development avenues via a wide selection of learning resources to suit you.

Since 1987, Mitie’s 68,000 employees have been maintaining companies globally. We are the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, and our clients range from household names in banking, critical government sites as well as hospitals and schools.

Join our Mitie Team.

Together our diversity makes us stronger.


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