Trainee Estimator Leading Main Contractor - Epsom

Velocity Recruitment
Up to £30,000 per annum + package
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Trainee Estimator – Leading Main Contractor - Epsom

Position: Trainee Estimator

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Package: Competitive package + extensive training

My client are a main contractor within the construction industry and boast an annual turnover in excess of £1billion. This position is for the residential division where they have a well-respected and recognised brand within the residential sector. They are still continuing to grow which is a product of strong financial performances over the years while maintaining excellent client relationships. This has led to the firm winning several new contracts over the last year. In order to deal with an ever increasing number of tenders they are in need of a skilled and ambitious Trainee Estimator to join their already highly successful pre-construction department. This department will be based out of their Surrey office which is located near Redhill.

Duties andResponsibilities

My client require an ambitious Trainee estimator who not only has experience working in the residential sector but can also fulfil the following criteria.

• A Knowledge of Local Authority/Housing Association procurement methods
• A sound understanding of the partnering process, design/build and traditional contracting process is desired but not essential
• Proficient in public presentation and submission methods
• A highly motivated individual
• A long term team player
• To assist in the co-ordination of submission & proposals development
• To assist in the analytical pricing of in-house produced Bills of Quantities using Conquest Estimating System


The ideal candidate will have some experience in the construction industry, with a main contractor in their estimating or commercial Department. A degree in a related field is preferred but not essential as is the ability to demonstrate the ability to co-operate and work as a team, sound commercial acumen, good negotiation skills and the desire to further yourself. 

Please note

You have to be eligible to live and work in the UK to be considered for this role. If you have any other questions feel free to call me on 0207 167 4804 or alternatively please send in a CV.