• Providing well presented, accurate & timely quotations, cost plans and budgets • Providing budgets to PQS companies • Assisting architects with technical and design duties • Liaising with the Contracts Department and the Estimating Department • Working in the estimating office to assist with tender bids
Requirements and prospects
System & Software Knowledge (but not essential): Technal, Seniors, SAPA. Training of system programmes will be provided. • Use of Logikal and Tech-Design estimating software (not essential, training will be provided in-house and with the System suppliers). • The successful candidate will be fully proficient in the use of Microsoft; Word, Outlook and Excel. • Time management skills • Ability to read and understand technical drawings (plans, elevations, sections) • Ability to plan and schedule work. • Must have a strong level of numeracy. • Customer service focus, both externally and internally
Understand and apply the Code of Conduct and conduct regulations, ethics and professional standards relevant to industry's recognised professional bodies. Identify own development needs and take action to meet those needs. Use own knowledge and expertise to help others when requested. Understand the importance of equality and diversity and demonstrate these attributes so as to meet the requirements of fairness at work. Communicate Effectively-Be able to contribute effectively to meetings and present information in a variety of ways including oral and written. Be able to assist in planning to avoid conflict and resolving issues that do arise Be able to work with others in a collaborative and non-confrontational way. Demonstrate Innovation Be able to identify areas for improvement and suggest innovative solutions
Individual employers will determine their own entry requirements, but the typical entry requirements for this Apprenticeship will be five GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths, English and a Science; or a Level 2 Apprenticeship.
For the right employee this role will lead to further employment with the company and will be the stepping stone for a career as an Estimator / Quantity Surveyor
Things to consider
Training will be provided on the system computer programmes (Logikal & Tech-Design) used to tender projects