Trainee / Junior Estimator
Birmingham, West Midlands
25,000 - 30,000 DOE + Package
Commercial office fit-out
This position would be ideal for someone who has recently graduated and looking to pursue a career in Estimating. Particularly in the commercial office fit-out world.
Estimators in the fit-out sector are few and far between so you would be in high demand. Estimators are also incredibly valuable in this sector because they are the first point of contact between the contractor and client. As time goes on and you pursue this position you could have an incredible career infront of you. Specifically this company are regarded highly and would teach you the role with no stone unturned.
The company were established in early 2000's and now turnover 20m with intention to grow to 25m. Over the past 6 months they have secured 13m in turnover. They have survived hardships in the market and always sought to retain their staff as paramount. Currently they employ 40 employees with 20 being office based. The company offer a beautiful turnkey design and build commercial office fit-out package for their clients including furniture with projects valued up to 5m.
Ensure that all estimating processes and procedures are followed to deliver a submission following tender settlement
Work within established commercial and operations team in preparation of competitive tender offers
Undertake site visits to establish and verify asset information provided as part of the tender documentation
Undertake a full analysis of tender returns received during the tender process
Attend start-up pre-price and price meetings
Project locations across the UK
A sound knowledge and understanding of JCT contracts, and demonstrable experience of running interior fit out works contracts is preferable
Typically, the role will involve the management of multiple contracts concurrently, so the ability to manage time efficiently is critical
Previous experience of working on constructions contracts is useful, though not essential
Ability to review contracts, contract ammendments, and identify risks to the business is useful
methodical and well organised approach to financial management of the project (s)
Internal handover with sales and operation
Procurement of subcontract packages - LPM / Labour only / materials supply
The Ideal Candidate
It's not necessary that you have experience in commercial offices but must understand the basics of estimating and have a desire to enter this industry sector.