Burton upon Trent
about 1 year ago
Job Title: Junior/ Trainee Estimator
Location: North West Leicestershire
Salary: £20k - £25k + generous bonus and benefits. Salary varies on experience.
Fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual with some office experience and a keen interest in the construction industry to develop a career as an Estimator within this friendly Sales team.
Our company is a fire protection contractor with a reputation as experts in their field. Widely accredited and having recently been invited to speak at parliament, this team of specialists has a secure client base and works nationwide on a variety of projects from small to major with main contractors who are big name brands.
The company has a proven history of valuing their staff, and offer perks such as an annual bonus along with generous salary, early finish on a friday, long-term career prospects and ability to train and learn. This is a rare opportunity for the right person to build a career.
- Produce accurate quotations from drawings, with an acceptable profit margin
- Work with the sales team to produce and submit tender returns
- Learn to understand basic bills of quantities
- Learn to understand construction plans and projects
- Create and develop relationships with clients and contractors - this will include site visits to a variety of projects
- Potential opportunity to travel in the UK and meet with major construction organisations as a valued supplier
- Be a valued part of the sales process
- Some construction industry knowledge - strongly preferred but not absolutely essential
- Evidence of numeric skill and good communication (for example, A-Level or equivalent Maths and English)
- Positive attitude and willingness to learn
- Some experience of the Sales process - understanding the flow of information within a Sales team
- Desire to commit to the role and build a long-term career within this company
- Fully IT literate with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
- Some experience of working in an office environment with a small team- essential
What’s in it for you?
- Work with a friendly team of motivated professionals in a company that is experiencing continued growth
- Annual bonus
- Career Progression
- Competitive package
To apply, send your CV in response to this advert to Ngaire (Ny-ree) Wallace at Thorn Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 0117 2033 444. Press 2 for Technical Team and ask for Ny-ree.
Key skills: Estimator, Junior, Trainee, Fire protection, construction, cladding, facade, Leicester, Sales, office administration