Company: ACTIVUS RECRUITMENT
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Activus Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Estimator to complement our client's commercial team in Oldmeldrum. The successful candidate will be ambitious and driven with a desire to learn all aspects of estimating and the construction industry.
Estimators calculate how much it costs to supply products or services to a client before building works can start.
The successful candidate will learn the following:
* Reading construction drawings and specifications
* Take-off material quantities from drawings.
* Compiling bills of quantities
* Obtaining quotations from suppliers and subcontractors
* Calculating costs for labour, plant and materials.
* Preparation and submission of tenders
* Maintaining records of up to date prices
* Liaising with clients
* Business Generation
* Using specialised software for preparation of tenders
* Administration of all paperwork associated with estimating
* High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail
* Good numerical skills
* A team player who can also work under minimum supervision
* Basic understanding of reading drawings would be advantageous
* Enthusiastic with a desire to learn
* Computer literate
* Driving Licence
Qualifications and Training:
* The successful candidate will receive on the job training as well as the opportunity to gain relevant qualifications.
* Attractive salary and benefits package