Trainee Estimator BLUT86106

Location
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£20,000
Posted
30 Jul 2019
Closes
27 Aug 2019
Ref
BLUT86106
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our award winning client serves the construction industry by providing commercial workspace solutions through innovative design and superior installations of drywall, glazed and solid office partitioning.

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Trainee Estimator to join them in High Wycombe within their Special Works interior fit-outs and refurbishments department.

This role provides a great opportunity to learn the role of a sub-contractor estimator which involves building costs up from first principles, through to a full sales price.

Within the role you will receive enquiries allocated by the Estimating Manager and send out enquiries for materials and sub-contract items. You will also receive and evaluate prices for materials and sub-contractors and build up the price using either the estimating system or an Excel spreadsheet.

Your responsibilities will also include liaising with sales to ensure that any tender presentation is requested in adequate time and attending sales meetings as required and follow up any priced projects as discussed in those sales meetings to either an order or a lost job.

As well as calculating any preliminary costs using the Excel prelim spreadsheet you will then present the price to the Estimating Manager for adjudication and finalise any changes made and submit the price.

In order to be successful, you should have GCSE’s in Mathematics and English at a grade C or above.

The ideal candidate should have experience in the following roles or industries: Estimator, Construction, Commercial Bid Manager, Electrical Estimator, Estimating, Surveyor, Procurement, Surveyor, Telecoms, Unified Communications, Tender, Project Manager, Partition Walling, Architectural Glass, Joiner, Carpentry, Carpenter, Builder.

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm

You must live within 1 hour commuting distance to High Wycombe, Head Office.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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