Estimating Apprentice - Nationwide Fencing Services Ltd - KA 119

Company overview:

Nationwide Fencing Services, supply and install both permanent and temporary fencing systems throughout the UK, including Gates, steel palisade, mesh, acoustic and various timber options. 

Key responsibilities for the role:

 
  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Business Administration.
  • Work safely at all times complying with health and safety legislation, regulations, organisational and environmental requirements.
  • Compiling bids, tenders, BOQ’s, requests of quotes. Generating folders and job and CRM reference numbers.
  • Helping the estimator to collate cost of materials, transport, labour and equipment hire.
  • Market research on market prices.
  • Help to collate detailed costing information from internal and external department for everything needed on each construction project.
  • Clarifying the client's needs and expectations and updating the CRM.
  • Help to read plans and take scale measurements using manual or digital software.
  • Making use of computer software such as Excel, Word.
  • Liaising with others including project managers, planning the handover from the estimating team to the project team.
  • Help present to clients and answering their questions.
  • Involvement with completing PQQ’s and other pre-tender submissions.
  • Involvement in the preparation of the quotations for work.
  • General ad hoc office duties, copying, filing, call handling etc. 

Key skills to be successful in your application are:

  • Qualifications required/predicted Math and English at grade 4/C and above or level 2 equivalent
  • The ability to take instruction
  • Maths and English to a minimum understanding / competence
  • Good understanding of Microsoft word, excel, share-point and the ability to understand cloud based industry-specific software
  • Enthusiasm in abundance
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Good timekeeper
  • Personable, responsible, proud and can demonstrate resilience
  • Detail orientated
  • Understanding of pressure and the importance of deadlines
  • Problem solving
  • Analytically minded
  • Organised and methodical
  • Good at record keeping
  • An effective communicator both verbally and in writing


Location: L33 7TD
Contracted hours: 8am - 5pm 
Hourly rate of pay: NMW
Closing date: 31 January, 2022

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