Trainee/Assistant Estimator

6 days left

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£16000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Trainee or Assistant Estimator for specialist subcontractor based in Cambridge paying £17,000+

Your new company

They have a few offices across the UK working with CAT 1 main contractors such as Kier, Morgan Sindall and Lend Lease to name a few. The projects they work on range anywhere from £200/300k up to larger projects of £5m with the typical value sitting around £1m. Their Estimator has moved more into Quantity Surveying within the company so they are now seeking to take on a trainee or assistant for the estimating.

Your new role

Your duties will be varied but you will initially be dealing with enquiries and taking details to be produced into quotations. As you progress in the role you will attend client meetings with a view to leading these meetings as you gain experience. You will be producing quotations from architectural drawings to tender and win work.

What you'll need to succeed

The right attitude is essential for this role as is demonstrating a keen interest in construction. A degree or qualification in construction would be highly advantageous. Ability to read architectural drawings is essential.

What you'll get in return

You will receive support and training in order to develop and progress your skills within estimating in what will become a client facing role. Salary will range from £17,000 to £25,000 depending on the experience you have within estimating and there is free on-site parking.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Sharla Swinbourne now on 01223 464 577. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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