Trainee Estimator

Sales & Marketing
£20,000 Per Annum
Earls Colne
Contract Type:

£20k basic. Mon-Fri - 8 hour working day between 08.00 and 18.00 with flexible lunch breaks. 
23 days holiday PLUS bank holidays and free parking! 

Company Summary: 
A well-established, leading supplier of high quality Precast Concrete Floors, Stairs and bespoke products within the UK. The specialises in various sectors within the construction industry including advice, design, manufacture and installation. 

Main Responsibilities 
• Evaluations of drawings to produce an accurate take-off/mark-up of the project. 
• To produce accurate quotations that reflects the clients’ requirements. 
• To liaise with colleagues within the Sales & Estimating department regarding the project in order to increase the likelihood of securing the project. 
• Monitor the workload and prioritise your time in consultation with the Sales Office Supervisor and Sales Director.
• Update our internal 4P system to reflect the current status of each enquiry/quotation. 
• Perform other tasks and duties as reasonably requested by the Sales Office Supervisor or Sales Director. 

Person Specification 
• An ability to act in a professional manner when communicating either orally or written with colleagues, customers and associated parties. 
• Diligence is required to produce accurate quotations. 
• Can communicate in a clear and concise manner to all levels of customers. 
• To demonstrate and maintain a positive “can-do” approach to all aspects of the role. 
• Understands the importance of producing an accurate quotation while taking into consideration any relevant commercial factors that may impact the chances of securing the business. 

Key Skills 
• A strong level of computer literacy is essential including knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of Programs. Additional knowledge of software such as Bluebeam and CAD software such as Autodesk is desirable although full training can be provided if necessary. 
• Outstanding time management skills with the ability to prioritise accordingly. 
• A confident and professional telephone manner is essential. 
• Self-motivated and methodical approach to providing an exceptional customer experience. 
• Previous building design experience preferable but full training can be provided. 

Please contact Sam or Lisa if interested in this role!