Graduate Engineering Estimator

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1384117514-2
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Focus Resourcing
  • Location: Gwent
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Commercial & QS, Engineering, PR & Communications, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

We are recruiting for two estimators within our successful company based just outside Cardiff.


  • Ensure project quotations and technical submissions are on time and specifications accurate
  • Develop and maintain improved communications within the operations team.
  • Manage and process enquiries allocated, prioritising order related tasks.
  • Manage, update, and take ownership of project folders, ensuring project history and communications are updated on CRM.
  • Ensure that all key information at enquiry stage is obtained to offer the best suitable solution to the customer for their project/application requirements, with a focus on always providing compliant and competitive solutions.
  • Confidently discuss information of a technical nature with customers to ensure a comprehensive and suitable design is provided to maximise our ability to secure the order.
  • Ensure that designs produced are compliant with current legislation/regulations and industry best practice,
  • Provide technical support to the external sales teams and facilitate project progression by attending project meetings on site or via Teams.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with a positive outlook.

  • Good commercial awareness and a strong understanding of engineering, contractual principles, and methods of working.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills, with an excellent attention to detail.
  • A good level of numeracy skills.
  • Excellent planning, organisation, and time management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office or equivalent software.
  • A mechanical/ electrical/ building services engineering qualification would be desirable but not essential.


  • 25 days annual leave including Xmas closure period, plus bank holidays.
  • Annual leave purchase scheme to add up to 5 extra leave days.
  • Generous contributory pension scheme where company will double contributions of up to 8% via salary exchange.
  • Life assurance benefit of 5 times previous years P60 earnings.
  • Eligibility to join and participate in the Group share save scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

Company offers a fantastic working environment, career progression and excellent benefits to include a hybrid working policy after training,