Construction Office Trainee

Location
Manchester
Salary
£18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
06 Nov 2017
Ref
00074303
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This principal construction contractor are looking for a hard-working and intelligent trainee to work as part of their small office team supporting and delivering commercial construction projects. The successful candidate will work across all office business functions whilst being trained on the job; and will also have the opportunity to grow their role and develop their career in conjunction with the company.

No experience of construction is required for this role, however they are looking for a candidate with the underlying skills and abilities to be trained and develop a career in construction.

The role will involve among other things;
- Ordering materials and plant.
- Data inputting of project records.
- Pricing small works.
- Measuring works from drawings.
- Maintaining stock records.
- Compilation of sub-contractor enquiries and tenders.
- Undertaking document control.
- Assisting in the production of tender documentation.
- Assistance in marketing functions.
- Completion of PQQs.
- General construction office support.

The successful candidate is likely to have;
- Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills.
- Spatial awareness and ability to read/interpret drawings.
- A friendly, client facing personality.
- Professional writing style and good grammar.
- Strong time management and communication skills.
- Ability to produce professional looking documentation.
- An eye for detail.
- Familiarity with measurement, units and scales.
- Mathematical ability in adding/subtracting, averages, percentages.

The package they are offering is;
- Basic Salary of £18,000-21,000 gross per annum, dependant on experience
- Company Pension
- Training and professional development support
- Opportunity to grow their role in conjunction with the company

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