Proposals Engineer – Electrical Construction

Permanent | BEE
Sandton, Gauteng
Posted 1 month ago

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My client in the electrical, control and instrumentation construction industry is looking for a Proposals Engineer to join their team Sandton.

The Proposals Engineer is responsible for preparing construction quotes/tenders to both external and internal clients. Source information includes scope definition, bills of quantities, technical drawings and specifications, safety, commercial & contractual requirements. The Proposals Engineer is overall responsible for the preparation and timeous submission of a professional tender submission to the client.

Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Tenders and Orders

  • Analysing, evaluating and clarification of construction proposal requests to ensure that all technical requirements and customer specifications are taken into account.
  • Define and co-ordinate inputs required from all disciplines for the construction estimate.
  • Cost of the Bill of Quantities (BOQs) from tender enquiries using Candy software.
  • Plan and costing for the P&G (indirect costs) requirements, site establishment, site infrastructure including supervision, commissioning, temporary site facilities
  • Ensure that the tender submission complies with the tender invitation requirements.
  • Attendance at on-site clarification meetings as required
  • Maintain the tendering electronic data repository on the server.
  • Maintain the company tender register.
  • Participate in the handover process from Tendering to Projects, ensuring all relevant information is communicated.
  • Continuously improve internal systems and procedures.
  • Share technical knowledge with Proposals and Projects teams – formal and informal training.


•    Matric with English and Mathematics.

•    A recognised electrical qualification (Trade test, ND Electric Engineering / BTech / S4 / T3 / QS).

•    At least three years’ work experience estimating/quoting in the Electrical construction sector.

•    Computer literacy – Excellent knowledge of MS Office and Candy estimating software.

•    A valid code 8 driver’s licence.

Job Features

Job CategoryElectrical Construction

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