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Tendering Engineer

Division/Department:
Tendering
Salary + Benefits:
Competitive dependent on experience
Reports to:
Senior Tendering Engineer
Position Type:
Permanent/Full Time

The candidate will be required to manage the process of tendering for new electricity and gas connections from enquiry through to design. The ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential, as is the capacity to mentor and provide technical assistance to trainee tendering engineers. The post is predominately office-based but there is a requirement to attend client sites for meetings. Accuracy and attention to detail is essential, together with good IT skills. The ability to work in CAD 2D would be an advantage.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Estimate project cost options to advise customers and provide viable, cost-effective solutions
  • Maintain customer and supplier continuity throughout the lifecycle of the project
  • Work with customers to comply with agreed specifications
  • Take responsibility for non-contestable quotes and point of connections to existing networks
  • Report regularly to the Senior Tendering Engineer on existing projects
  • Attend client meetings where required to provide technical support
  • Train and mentor trainee tendering engineers
  • Work flexibly and collaboratively with all stakeholders
  • Have the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Work in accordance with Dragon Infrastructure Solutions (DIS) NERS/GIRS Lloyd’s accredited procedures
  • Ensure that all works are carried out in accordance with DIS Health and Safety, quality and environment procedures
  • Procure plant and materials only from suppliers on the NERS/GIRS approved supplier list and assist the procurement department in assessing this

Essential Criteria:

  • Proven two years’ experience in a similar field with an ICP/DNO/IDNO
  • Level 3/4 ONC/HNC Electrical Engineering/Power Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • IT literate
  • The ability to develop and maintain key customer relationships
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics, grades A-C

Desirable Criteria:

  • A-level passes in Mathematics, English and/or Science
  • C&G 2339-45 L3 Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience of working in AutoCAD 2D
  • Electrical/gas knowledge
  • Knowledge of the IEE Regulations and DNO Engineering Codes of Practice
  • Knowledge of the IGEM Practices
  • Knowledge of sales and project management techniques
Hours of Work:
40 hours per week
Benefits:
25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
Enhanced pension scheme
Health care plan
Bonus scheme
Life assurance
Paid professional subscriptions relevant to the role
Excellent opportunities to develop a career within a growing company

Please download and complete the Application Form and return it to Leslie Jaeger at ljaeger@dragonis.net Please include a covering letter with your salary expectations and explaining why you think this is the job for you and which qualities you have that will benefit Dragon IS.

Applications will not be considered without a covering letter.

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