Trainee Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

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We are currently recruiting a Trainee Quantity Surveyor/Estimator to join our growing and dynamic team in Chorley.

Company Overview

Enviroply Roofing is a flat roofing company working throughout the North West.  We predominantly install Single Ply in the commercial and industrial sectors, whilst also taking on larger domestic projects.

Key Duties

  • Take enquiries from main contractors / customers via email and telephone, gathering all relevant information such as drawings, specs etc and responding in a timely and professional manner
  • Attend sites for meetings and surveys and document all required information as and when required
  • Understand scope of work, complete take-offs from drawings and produce a bill of quantities
  • Compute costs by analysing labour, material and time requirements
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers
  • Prepare and submit accurate and detailed tenders / quotes from documentation provided and / or site surveys using estimating software
  • Chase up tenders / quotes submitted requesting feedback on our submission
  • Generate enquiries and new business through existing contacts and develop relationships with new contacts, attending meetings / events as may be required
  • Keep Director and company records up to date in relation to tenders / quotes submitted and feedback received
  • Attend pre and post tender meetings as and when required
  • Maintain up to date costs in the estimating software
  • Other duties as required to support the team e.g. H&S, materials ordering, general project administration / management
  • Carry out all duties in line with company procedures and industry standards
  • Develop and maintain own technical knowledge, supported fully by the company

Skills / Qualifications required for role

  • BTEC Level 3 in Construction
  • Estimating and tender writing skill (Desirable)
  • Ability to read architectural / structural drawings
  • Construction industry experience (Desirable)
  • A knowledge of Health and Safety
  • CSCS card holder (Desirable)
  • Highly motivated and able to use own initiative
  • Able to plan and prioritise own workload / diary
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Accurate numeracy skills and enjoy working with numbers
  • A methodical approach to working
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • IT literate, proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Teamworking, able to place needs of the company over own
  • Full UK Driving Licence and use of own vehicle (Desirable)
  • A keen interest in construction

Apply by email to: including your CV and covering letter