Due to continued expansion we are looking to recruit a Trainee Estimator to join a friendly office team.
Training will be given however experience of working in an office environment would be advantageous, as would a basic understanding of the construction industry.
Our office in Wootton Bassett near Swindon co-ordinates ceramic tiling works for major housebuilders across the south of England.
Day to day tasks of Trainee Estimator:
* Establishing client requirements from tender packages * Using a simple CAD package to measure architectural drawings on a room by room basis * Using Sage Construction to record contract information * Using Excel to record measurements and compile figures * Preparing professional and comprehensive quotations for customers * Placing and following up orders with suppliers * Filing and archiving * Answering phone calls and assisting callers or passing to the appropriate person * Ad hoc work to support Managers and the Director * Procuring and comparing prices from suppliers
* Hardworking; enthusiastic and highly motivated * Excellent oral and written communication skills are key * A good team player with a positive attitude * Flexible * Self-motivated with the ability to work with the minimum of supervision * Portray professionalism and commercial awareness * Good presentation skills * Educated to GCSE standard with a minimum of Grade C or above in Maths and English * Accurate, numerate with excellent PC skills (Microsoft Office)
On invitation to interview, candidates will need to supply 2 references and evidence of qualifications.