Design Engineer (Custodial)

To assist in the preparation of designs and estimates for new life safety installations. This will include the use of Protec and other third party equipment and associated systems to develop integrated solutions in compliance with client specifications. With a sound knowledge of British Standards, you will assist the bid teams to prepare quotations, technical submissions, and sealed tenders for new works, from initial concept to practical completion.

  • Closing Date:TBC
  • Job Location:Nelson, Head Office

Typical Responsibilties

  • To prepare and submit quotations in accordance with both client and British Standard requirements and to ensure tenders are accurate and customer orders correctly processed.
  • To assist with technical bid writing including methodologies, sequencing, and technical submission documents.
  • The preparation of conceptual electronic design drawings and system schematic wiring details.
  • To liaise with the Sales Manager/Sales Engineer and the Project/Design Teams to prepare and submit quotations to prospective clients.
  • To assist in preparing cost information, profit forecast and to ensure tenders are properly collated.
  • To assist in obtaining competitive written quotations from our suppliers or sub-contractors for inclusion in our tender bids.
  • To technically assess 3rd party quotations for compliance.
  • To represent the Company at initial site meetings and complete site surveys as deemed necessary.
  • To process client sales order and liaise with project engineers on installation orders to ensure customer/job files are prepared.
  • Undertake any administration and phone duties as required.
  • Any other duties commensurate with your position.

Person Specification

Candidates shall be able to demonstrate the necessary qualifications, experience, skills, and traits to meet the requirements set below. Requirements for the role shall be evidenced on the application form and in the interview process. Please use the following as guidance when completing the further information section of your application form.

Qualifications Essential / Desirable To be identified by
A full Electrical based qualification such as City & Guilds, ONC, HNC etc Desirable Application
Experience Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Experience within a similar role, designing and costing new installations Essential Interview / Application
Working knowledge of current British Standards Essential Interview / Application
Experience of installing life safety and associated systems Desirable Interview / Application
Skills / Abilities Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Ability to produce and read technical drawings and specifications Essential Interview / Application
An excellent eye for detail Essential Interview / Application
Ability to consistently produce accurate costs Essential Interview / Application
Excellent oral and written communication skills Essential Interview / Application
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work individually and as part of a successful team Essential Interview / Application
Creative thinking with the ability to see and implement practical solutions Essential Interview / Application
Proficient using Microsoft computer packages Including Excel, Word, Access and Outlook Essential Interview / Application
Working to deadlines Essential Interview / Application
Other Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Enthusiasm and willingness to learn Essential Interview / Application
A full and valid driving license Desirable Application
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Email your CV, job application form and any relevant further information to recruitment@protec.co.uk

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