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Trainee Estimator

Job Summary

  • Location Braintree, Essex
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 01 August 2022
  • Ref 5383_1659360088

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Job Description

Job Description

Job Title:

Trainee Estimator

Reports to:

The Main Purpose of the Job:

To Support the Structural and Architectural steelwork division in preparing responses to a variety of enquiries, and preparation of technical and commercial proposals for tendering purposes.


· To learn to work from from technical drawings and specifications to produce concise and effective technical proposals in response to customer requests.

· To train to deliver accurate tenders with commercial aspects in mind, while also delivering to clients requirements.

· To learn to investigate ways of reducing price through supply chain, method of fabrication/installation or value engineering, etc.

· To train to complete maintenance of tender project documentation including internal governance requirements.

· To assist with the development of standardised documentation packs for on-going proposal use.

· To train in conjunction with Sales and Operational heads to identify and collate project risks.

· To train in Liaising with internal resources and external partners to build up tender cost model.

· Production of tender compliance documentation

· Other duties appropriate to the level of this role.

· Training will be provided for all of the above.

Qualifications and/or Experience Required:

· Enthusiastic, proactive and organised individual with good use of initiative.

· Experience of the structural and architectural steelwork market preferred, but not essential.

· Ability to communicate effectively.

· Confident in approaching new contacts.

· Experience in a commercial environment desirable.

· Excellent use of written and spoken English language.

· Computer literate and conversant in the use of software packages such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.

· Competent with the use of Internet explorer and online research.

· Full Driving Licence

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Lewis Harrison

Lewis Harrison

I work in the Technical and Engineering team. I am continually adding to my fast-growing knowledge in this field, I thrive on speaking to people every single day, learning more about them and getting them into their next role. I enjoy helping and supporting candidates transiting through our process…

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