Trainee Estimator

Trainee Estimator


£18,000 – £25,000


About the Company

Our growing Design and Construction contractor which constructs buildings for public and private sector clients nationwide is looking to expand their Estimating department. They are based in Hertfordshire and operate nationally. The employee retention with the company is very high; they like to invest in their team with training and coaching. They have the financial strength and technical expertise to undertake some of the most significant construction contracts in the country. As a company they are fair and reasonable to work for, they treat their staff equally and support them to progress within the company. This is real opportunity to develop your career and become part of a vibrant and expanding business.

About the Role

My client is looking to expand their estimating department and seeking a Trainee Estimator who has a minimum 2-3 years’ experience working with a contractor. You will be working within a team of 6 Estimators reporting directly to the Senior Estimator. If you are successful you will be tendering smaller projects and would receive full support from the Estimating Team when carrying out duties. This role is office based at their headquarters in Hitchin working on projects in and around the London area. They want someone who is hard working, highly organised, structured and has the ability to work from their own initiative. To apply for this role you must


  • Preparation and negotiation of tenders submission;
  • Measuring and Quantity Take-Off from drawings;
  • Producing Bills of Quantities;
  • Sourcing pre-project information;
  • Analysing sub-contractor quotations and checking inclusions and exclusions;
  • Produce Tender report;
  • Ensure tender is delivered to the appropriate place on time;
  • Attend pre and post tender interviews, client meetings;
  • Liaising and reporting to the Quantity Surveying Director, the Estimating Director and Procurement Department in relation to on-going projects submissions.

 About the benefits / rewards:

Our client offers excellent opportunities in order to progress your career within the business. The salary is dependent on level of exposure to industry and experience within the industry. The offer is between £18,000 – £25,000.

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