Trainee Estimator

Hays Building
Leicestershire, Leicester
£19000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Closing date
8 Dec 2022

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Job position
New Graduate
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant
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Trainee Estimator - Leicester

Your new company
Hays Construction is currently working with a reputable contracting business that has a diverse range of knowledge and experience within their industry. Offering a variety of drylining and façade services whilst simultaneously engaging heavily with national home builders and other commercial clients. They've worked on some major projects such as the Shard and the London television centre from their regional office, where they conduct business.

A fantastic opportunity to grow and rise within the organisation while giving the role your own unique twist. They've proven to develop their junior employees from the bottom up and make them into exceptional professionals.

Your new role
As the junior estimator you will assist the senior estimators with all daily operational tasks and to ensure senior management reports are accurate and updated in advance of progress meetings. The main task you will be involved with are:

  • Downloading and acting on new enquiries
  • Ensuring new pricing queries are handled and diverted properly
  • Actively speaking to clients, maintaining set relationships, and requesting for information whenever necessary
  • Reviewing and analysing new and existing projects
  • Taking measures
  • Basic pricing and preparation of final accounts and contractual documents

What you'll need to succeed
Ideally you will have a degree in estimating / quantity surveying with some sort of experience in drylining and façade, however this is not necessary. Those with a qualification in another construction related subject and relevant experience in estimating will also so considered. The candidate should have clear communication methodologies and should be able to adapt into a variety of projects. They should also have a "constant learner" mentality as internal career progression is heavily promoted. Candidates who are undertaking a professional course working towards estimating are also welcome into the role.

What you'll get in return
This is a great development opportunity for somebody at a junior level who wants career progression and professional growth. A salary of up to £25,000, a generous holiday package throughout the year plus bank holidays. Discretionary bonuses based on performance is readily available. A workplace pension scheme after 3 months and regular socials are also open.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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