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Trainee Estimator

Trainee Estimator

Due to continued expansion we are looking to recruit a Trainee Estimator to join a friendly office team.

Training will be given however experience of working in an office environment would be advantageous, as would a basic understanding of the construction industry.

Our office in Wootton Bassett near Swindon co-ordinates ceramic tiling works for major housebuilders across the south of England.

Day to day tasks of Trainee Estimator:

  • Establishing client requirements from tender packages

  • Using a simple CAD package to measure architectural drawings on a room by room basis

  • Using Sage Construction to record contract information

  • Using Excel to record measurements and compile figures

  • Preparing professional and comprehensive quotations for customers

  • Placing and following up orders with suppliers

  • Filing and archiving

  • Answering phone calls and assisting callers or passing to the appropriate person

  • Ad hoc work to support Managers and the Director

  • Procuring and comparing prices from suppliers

About you:

  • Educated to a good level Maths and English (GCSE C and above / A level) - Short Maths and English test will be issued at point of interview

  • Very good attitude with drive to succeed

  • Accurate, numerate with excellent PC skills (Microsoft Office)

  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbally

  • Hardworking; enthusiastic and highly motivated

  • A good team player with a positive attitude

  • Flexible

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with the minimum of supervision

  • Portray professionalism and commercial awareness

  • Good presentation skills

On invitation to interview, candidates will need to supply 2 references and evidence of qualifications.

£15,000 - £18,000

Monday - Friday