Trainee Estimator

Carlisle Cumbria

Competitive salary + numerous other benefits

icon-calendar Closes 24/02/2019

Story Contracting is a business that’s going places and we now have a brand new opportunity for a Trainee Estimator to join our Rail Division.

Based from our Carlisle Head Office and reporting to a Senior Estimator, you will initially be giving general assistance within the Estimating department, undertaking administration tasks as required to support the production of accurate estimates.

Working within a small enthusiastic team, you will be accurately controlling tender stage documentation, keeping the Estimators informed of amendments and effectively managing the supplier enquiry process and database.

This role will progress to that of an Estimator and as well as on the job support and guidance, you will be fully sponsored by us to gain a recognised qualification.

You must have good communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with both internal departments and external sub-contractors, possess grade 5 or above in GCSE Maths (or equivalent qualification), be computer literate and have a willingness to learn.

This is an excellent role for someone with an interest in Estimating and looking to start a career in this field.

In return for your enthusiasm, drive and ability to deliver you will receive a competitive salary, matched company pension contributions of up to 5% of salary, help towards health care costs, national and local discount benefits and access to our cycle to work scheme.

By joining Story Contracting you will be working for a rapidly growing Company that offers career development opportunities.

Story Contracting aims to be an Equal Opportunities employer.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend an assessment centre.

Molly Gilroy (Trainee Quantity Surveyor)

In my trainee role I have been able to earn while I learn and gain hands-on practical experience. Everyone at Story has been really welcoming and they’re always happy to help. There’s lots of opportunities to progress within the company, and that’s something I hope to do in the future.

Molly Gilroy

Trainee Quantity Surveyor

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