Trainee Sales Estimator

Source4 Personnel Solutions
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Trainee Estimator faces the challenge of preparing tender returns and policing projects through the various tender stages. Their role is in ensuring that all enquiries are dealt with promptly, efficiently and with accuracy in accordance with the client’s requirements. The Trainee Estimator will work closely with clients to understand their requirements and will ensure accurate presentation of quotations.

42 Hour Week - Company working hours are;

Mon: 8.00am to 5.00pm

Tue: 8.00am to 5.00pm

Wed: 8.00am to 5.00pm

Thru: 8.00am to 5.00pm

Fri: 8.00am to 4.30pm

Two paid 15 minutes’ breaks morning and afternoon and ½ hour unpaid lunch between 1pm to 2pm.

Essential Experience

- IT literate

- Highly self-motivated

- Strong communication skills

- Excellent customer service skills

- Highly competent with planning and organisation

- Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Desirable Experience

- Business knowledge

- Experience in estimating and using different approaches

- Educated ideally to HND level

- Familiar with Logic, Jopps and Schucal software systems ·


- Working to deliver a high-quality estimating function

- Analysis of specifications and drawings

- Producing costs for projects and in conjunction with suppliers

- Preparation and presentation of quotes

- Project management of tenders through main contractor appointment

- Negotiation and value engineering during procurement

- Decisions they are able to make: - choice of systems and profiles - choice of glass specifications - margin and design pricing level within set parameters

Company benefits company pension, Kids vouchers Scheme, Ride to Work Scheme, Healthcare Scheme, sick pay after qualifying period, and upto 27 days’ holiday increasing with service.