Estimator Apprentice

Hawkins Construction (Northern) Limited
33, Sandy Lane, Skelmersdale, WN8 8LA
£152.10 per week
20 May 2019
16 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Duties to include:
  • Attend project start up meetings and site visits
  • Produce enquiry schedules from tender documentation
  • Prepare subcontract packages
  • Evaluate returned quotations from suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Prepare Bills of Quantities for projects
  • Prepare commercial documents for handover to QS
  • Ensure tenders are submitted completely and accurately and within the time scale
  • Provide/maintain appropriate supplier/subcontractor databases
  • Any other responsibilities which we may reasonably ask you to undertake and which are appropriate to your position

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Close attention to detail
  • A good head for numbers
  • Ability to work on site and away from home if necessary (this will be unlikely)
  • Professional attitude you will be liaising with clients/suppliers and sub-contractors on a regular basis
  • Excellent written skills
  • Effective in performing well under pressure
  • Computer Literate

Personal qualities

  • Commitment to an apprenticeship programme
  • Self-motivated
  • Commitment to the company
  • Can work in a team and use your own initiative
  • Punctual & Reliable
  • Ambitious
  • Honest
  • Hardworking
  • Able to take direction

Desired qualifications

  • A minimum of grade C/4 or equivalent, in English and maths
  • Must be working towards or hold a construction qualification

Future prospects

A full-time role within the business on completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

Role requires a keen eye for detail. Conscientiousness and a desire to consistently produce high standards of work.

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