Estimator - Access Control / Security Products - London

Published:  20 July, 2018

Vacancy Number: 3440

Location: Central London

Salary: Basic salary between £20K - £30K dependent on experience

We have been retained by one of the World's leading companies in the supply of security and access control solutions who, due to expansion, are seeking to recruit a professional Estimator to join their team in London.

Reporting to: General Manager

The Role

This is a key role within our Client’s business and will involve supporting the Access Control and Security division by handling technical enquiries and ensuring effective delivery of quotations from architect specifications using both standard and bespoke products.
In your role as Estimator, you will be required to:

  • Liaise predominantly with architects, properly selecting standard and bespoke products that meet the need of the customer
  • Respond in a timely manner to customer enquiries and quote requests
  • Estimate different systems from a supplied CAD Drawing, Specification or equivalent
  • Negotiate with suppliers and subcontractors gaining competitive pricing
  • Communicate with all staff, customers and public via email and telephone
  • Understand the company management system.
  • Keep up to date knowledge of product and installation process changes
  • Perform other necessary tasks as assigned
  • Some travel may be required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Knowledge of security products including CCTV, Access Control, Automatic Door systems, Audio Visual Entry systems etc
  • Experience in preparing quotations
  • Technically minded
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Desire to learn and develop new skills and continuously improve product knowledge
  • Ability to work independently or within in a team


  • Experience within a manufacturing business
  • Previous experience within an estimating role
  • Experience in liaising with architects and contractors

To apply or to find out more:
Consultant Hayley Reynolds
Tel No 01234 826450 Ext 8

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