Trainee Estimator

Trainee Estimator – – Leading Curtain Walling Contractor – Braintree, Essex

Our client is a respected supplier and installer of Kawneer windows, doors and curtain walling and is looking for a Trainee Estimator to join their team based in Braintree,

The estimating department are responsible for the pre-construction phase of our projects, which consists of providing price estimates for client projects and ensuring successful handovers to the operational teams when work is secured. This will be a hands-on role and you will be trained on preparing and submitting tenders for construction projects, reading and interpreting architects’ drawings and specifications, using specific computer software and subsequent handovers to the design and projects teams.

You will need to have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) as well as strong mathematical and data/statistical skills for when you are reviewing tenders. Experience or knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential as you will be expected to input data into set formulisations.

You will need to have a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade A*- C (9-4) including Maths and English. This role may suit a recent school leaver or graduate who is looking to start their career in the construction industry and subsequent formal training may be considered for the right candidate.

Location: Braintree, Essex

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

This is a permanent position and CSS are operating as an employment agency; we aim to respond to all applications. You will be advised if we are registering your details for future considerations