Estimating Apprentice/ Graduate

Exciting Career Opportunity - Estimating Graduate/ Apprentice

We are actively recruiting for a fantastic team member to join us, based from our North East, Cramlington Depot

Do you have an interest/ qualifications in the commercial sector? Are you looking to progress your career? Are you seeking a long-term opportunity where you can make a real difference on the day to day business? Are you confident and driven and do you enjoy working in an environment with a strong team spirit?

If so, this truly is a great time to join us. In return we will offer you a highly competitive salary package, relevant training, pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata equivalent) and other great additional incentives.

About our company:

Chevron TM specialises in the provision of temporary traffic management services throughout the UK, providing physical and digital traffic controls to ensure that works are carried out safely and workers and the general public are safe.

Managing traffic for organisations working within Utilities, Rail, High Speed Network, Local Authorities and Events we place huge emphasis on our performance and ability to deliver, meet and exceed our clients expectations. We give expert support from the consultation and design phase, right through to work completion and sign-off.

We believe our employees are the best in our business. They are ambitious, hard-working, dedicated and are proud to work for Chevron TM. We are proud of them and the contribution they make to the success of our company to ensure that we are the UK's leading independent traffic management company.

About the role:

Working closely with the Regional Managing Estimator and Area Managers, you will learn various aspects of the commercial side of our business, including business development, work winning, tendering, contract management and how we successfully deliver an outstanding service to our customers.

Some of your responsibilities will include assisting the commercial team with; compiling in contract quotations, assessing tender quotations, building up tender prices, compensation event build ups, issuing tender queries, providing tender handover packs, managing the early warning and compensation event process and any other administrative tasks relevant to the commercial/ estimating department.

Accuracy is paramount, as you will also input data onto various spreadsheets, analyse subcontract and supplier packages and provide accurate and reliable data to the team.

Communication is also key to this role. Whilst supporting the commercial team, you will also work towards developing long term relationships with clients, supply chain and other partner organisations. You will also provide assistance in the overseeing of commercial aspects of contracts within the Region.

About You:

A highly motivated and confident individual, you are keen to learn and have experience working in a commercial setting (or are willing to undertake necessary training). Commercially aware, you have great communication both verbally and in writing and demonstrate the best in service and client care. You are a keen learner, can work to deadlines and also work well under pressure in an ever changing climate.

If you don't possess any commercial qualifications, the successful candidate must be willing to complete relevant training/ apprenticeship course.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

• Good general literacy/numeracy/ICT
• Minimum 5 GCSE's grade C or above
• Confident, outgoing personality
• Competent in general MS Office, specifically Excel
• Good written & oral presentation skills
• Able to work independently and as part of a team
• Able to travel and overnight stays when needed


Desirable:

• Degree in Quantity Surveying, construction/ civils
• Full UK Driving Licence


Requirements

  • Word, Excel, Outlook
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