Trainee Estimator – Specialist Contractor

Trainee Estimator – Specialist Contractor

Salary: £15,000 – £22,000 + Excellent Package

Location: Chelmsford, Essex

About the Company:

Our client is privately owned specialist contractors who are currently looking to expand their workforce and high volume of projects set up for 2017. My client has is a sub-contractor specializing in high spec internal finishing on super prime and high value residencies in and around London. This client have catered for some of the world’s elite, including houses for Robbie Williams and Madonna. They are dedicated to delivering to the highest standards within their specialist area of design, production and installation of the highest quality plasterwork.

About the Role:

My client are currently looking for a Trainee Estimator who will shadowing and training underneath a well experienced Commercial Manager. The projects will be in and around the London area covering super prime residential projects. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the industry leaders providing fantastic career opportunities. This role would suit somebody with the desire to achieve results by hard work and who wish to participate in the future of one of the most progressive organizations. The working environment is very friendly and enjoyable to be a part of which is reflected in the remarkably low staff turnover. Your role will include but not be limited to:

  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
  • Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • Performing risk and value management and cost control
  • Advising on procurement strategy
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders
  • Allocating work to subcontractors

About the benefits / rewards:

Our client support, develop and understand their employees. They offer employee stability through permanent long-term employment and stable working environment. You will be well rewarded for your hard work with a remuneration package that will correspond to the individuals experience and skills. The guideline basic salary is £15000 – £22,000, with the opportunities for additional benefits as well as funding towards a degree.


This role has no requirements in terms of specific experience. My client is seeking a candidate who is driven and motivated to progress and learn as a Estimator. They are looking for someone who is committed to the industry, wants to learn and absorb information from their superior, with a passion for accuracy and delivery. The successful individual will have good IT skills, be commercially and numerically astute, and be able to multitask and problem solve with ease. Most importantly the candidate for this role must be trustworthy, reliable, conscientious and keen to progress their career further. You will also have to be a highly motivated individual and a strong team player

This role is open to people who are not yet qualified, are currently studying, from a trade background or who have graduated. All that is asked of you is that you is that you have a willingness to learn, and a passion to succeed.

To apply please contact Alex

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