Design/Estimator – Birmingham – Ref: V208

TIS are a forward thinking and nationally renowned Security and Communications Company who are NSI Gold and BAFE accredited. We specialise in the design, installation, service and maintenance of integrated security systems and manufacture specialist equipment. TIS work with a wide range of public and private sector businesses and have achieved a reputation for quality, care and reliability which is second to none.

Our absolute ambition is to provide and maintain a premium service in the industry with staff wellbeing, safety, and environmental considerations at the forefront of our services. Our strategy is to achieve a premium service and a commitment to employees, customers, and all stakeholders. We provide an environment of quality and care helping employees engage with our customers, putting them at the heart of what we do.

Due to the Company’s continued success, we are looking to expand the design and estimation capacity within our Business Development Teams in the Midlands and are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Design/Estimator. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their career and become a valued member of the team. You should be positive and enthusiastic having the ability to provide the client with a premium service and the capability to work independently or within a team when required.

This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your career within the security and communications industry. You would be required to prepare bills of materials and quotations from client specifications and drawings for various fire and security systems. You will need to have excellent communication skills, an ability to interpret client’s requirements and understand building layouts and schematics.

TIS are an equal opportunities employer.

The role involves:

  • Preparation of designs and quotations for, but not limited to: Fire and Security systems
  • Collaborating with our Business Development Teams in Birmingham and Nottingham
  • Carrying out site surveys
  • Ensuring designs fully comply with all applicable regulations and standards
  • Working to defined quotas, deadlines, and budgets
  • Communicate and build successful working relationships with customers and other employees

Key experience / Qualifications:

  • You will ideally be an accomplished estimator within the security industry with at least 2 years’ experience of estimating security and fire systems or an experienced engineer looking to develop their career (minimum of 5 years’ experience)
  • You will have a working knowledge of BS5839-1 & 6, RRO, and BS50132-7
  • Good IT skills and a familiarity with Microsoft software
  • Have a keen interest in technology and providing innovative and cost-effective solutions

Qualities required:

  • A Positive, self-motivated proactive individual
  • Ability to operate effectively under pressure to rapidly changing circumstances
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Well organised, have self-discipline and be able to meet deadlines
  • Have the desire to learn and continually improve your knowledge
  • A working knowledge of PD6662:2010, BS8243:2010, BS60839-11-2, BS50173-2, and NCP 104 & 109 would be desirable

We will offer the following package:

  • Working hours: Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm
  • Salary: IRO £30k – Dependant on skills, experience, and qualifications
  • Benefits: Pension Scheme, Life and Accident Insurance, Medical Cash Plan, Cycle to Work, 23 days holiday increasing to 27 days plus bank holidays, Birthday holiday, Employee Assistance Program and Sky discount

To apply:

Please send your CV to:

Mrs Sharon Garton, HR Manager

Contact via address:

TIS Ltd, Hamilton Way, Oakham Business Park, Mansfield, Notts, NG18 5BU

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