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Assistant Estimator - Wiltshire

£19,000 - £23,000 per annum - Construction
Ref: 280 Date Posted: Monday 12 Aug 2019
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Assistant Estimator


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 West Swindon co-ordinates ceramic tiling works for major house builders across the south of England. 

Day to day tasks of Assistant 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

Assistant Estimator candidate requirements:

  • Hardworking; enthusiastic and highly motivated
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are key
  • The Assistant Estimator will be 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. 

£19,000 - £23,000 

Monday - Friday (Early finish on Fridays)