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Junior Estimator

Posted 27 February by Talentspa Easy Apply Ended

Trainee Estimator

Location: Great Dunmow

Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package commensurate with experience

Job Type: Permanent full time

Start Date: Asap

Our client is a well-established company based in Essex with many years experience in the architectural and secondary steelwork industry, they design, value engineer and manufacture many types of metalwork for almost every type of public or commercial building.

A position has become available for a Trainee Estimator to work within their increasing busy team, serving multiple buildings and operations. The Trainee Estimator will be responsible for assisting the Sales & Estimating Manager in the completion and return of tenders

Duties & Responsibilities of the Trainee Estimator:

  • Liaise with and support the team to help secure orders
  • Assisting the estimators establish costs for existing and tendered projects
  • Estimating costs for materials and hours required to complete projects
  • Sourcing materials and finding out prices for plant hire
  • Communicate with all members of the pre-construction team, directors, clients and consultants
  • Comply with current estimating processes and assist in management of tenders
  • Develop client and consultant relations and develop sold working relationships
  • Provide input to the handover process from estimating to contract
  • Provide data as requested to review the performance of supply chain members
  • Attend meetings with Client, Designers, Quantity Surveyor's, etc. where necessary
  • Attend site as required to further understand scopes and contract requirements

Requirements of the Trainee Estimator:

  • A desire to build upon your current skillset and be a part of a thriving organisation
  • Relevant Commercial or Construction degree, or vocational equivalent
  • A commitment to achieving deadlines
  • Some experience estimating costs for construction projects
  • The ability to work well under pressure, within a team and to strict timescales
  • Attention to detail, with high levels of numeracy and literacy
  • Able to work unsupervised using own initiative
  • Competency in Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Flexibility/Reliability

Desirable Skills:

  • Previous experience of working within the construction industry preferred

Benefits of the post:

  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • 22 days (plus statuary holiday) rising to 25 days with length of service
  • Great place to work, with an excellent team that will offer continued support and guidance to help you develop in the role

To apply for this role please send your CV via this jobsite.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of this Trainee Estimator role then please apply now!

All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage. No agencies please. Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

Reference: 34563280

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