Burhani Engineers Ltd

QS Estimator Electrical/ Civil Job

Nairobi, Kenya
January 26, 2024
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Job Description

Company Description

Burhani Engineers is one of the best engineering companies in Nairobi, Kenya. We are committed to excellence and have been a cornerstone of innovation and reliability in the engineering industry for many years.

Our team of highly skilled and experienced professionals is dedicated to delivering top-notch solutions to various sectors. Our expertise spans across electrical, mechanical, and civil engineering, as well as instrumentation, allowing us to cater to a wide array of projects.

Job Description

Job Purpose

To efficiently analyze project requirements, prepare accurate cost estimates, and contribute to effective cost management for projects, ensuring they stay within budget and align with project specifications.

Key Responsibilities

Project Analysis:

  • Analyze project specifications, drawings, and other relevant documents to comprehensively understand project requirements.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and value engineering solutions to optimize project budgets.
  • Collaborate with the project management team to clarify project scopes and objectives.

Cost Estimation:

  • Prepare precise and comprehensive cost estimates for construction projects, encompassing materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor expenses.+ direct and indirect expense
  • Utilize specialized estimation software and tools to facilitate accurate cost calculations.

Tender Preparation:

  • Develop comprehensive tender documents that include detailed cost breakdowns, schedules, and relevant project information.
  • Ensure that tender submissions are completed within specified deadlines.

Supplier and Subcontractor Relations:

  • Work closely with suppliers and subcontractors to source competitive pricing and quotations.
  • Once quotations are in forward to Procurement Team
  • Evaluate vendor and subcontractor proposals to ensure alignment with project specifications.

Documentation Management:

  • Maintain meticulous records of project estimates, tenders, and related documentation.
  • Provide critical documentation support for contract negotiations and project initiation

Project & Execution Team Interaction

  • Interactions with Project Management Office and Execution teams
  • Contribute to effective cost control efforts to keep projects within budget.
  • Review of project cost in liaison with project teams during execution stage

Continuous Improvement:

  • Stay updated on industry trends, construction methods, and cost-effective techniques.
  • Participate actively in process enhancement initiatives to refine the estimation process.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, or Engineering + civil + Electrical
  • 3+ years of experience in construction project estimation with a Quantity Survey/Engineering/Construction background.
  • Experience in tender preparation and bidding is essential
  • Experience in Electrical Works
  • Proficiency in specialized estimation software and tools.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical capabilities.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.

Burhani Engineers Ltd.

QS Estimator Electrical/ Civil Job

Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya