Apprentice Estimator

Recruiter
Sir Robert McAlpine
Location
62, Goldsworth Road, Woking, GU21 6LQ
Salary
£20,000.00 annually
Posted
24 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Nov 2019
Ref
VAC001590211
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
November
Duration
Permanent
Estimators become involved in a project in its early stages, usually in competition with other companies and decide if they would like to submit a tender to try and win the contract to build the project. They are often the difference between a company winning and losing a project.

Duties include:
  • Researching materials, equipment and labour costs
  • Gathering quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Assessing the levels of risk on a project
  • Preparing and submitting quotations for work
  • Helping with bids for new contracts and supporting buying activities


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some construction knowledge desirable
  • Computer literate
  • Team player and adaptable to changing work requirements


Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Proactive and willing to listen and learn


Desired qualifications

You will be educated to A Level, or the equivalent, with minimum grades in GCSE mathematics and English of A*-C/9-4. Ideally you will also have a high level of computer literacy.

Future prospects

There will be opportunity for professional development and career progression. Candidates will need to be self- motivated and with professional guidance eventually gain chartership of a professional body such as the Chartered Institute of Building.

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