Assistant / Trainee Estimator

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Assistant / Trainee Estimator

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    £20,000 - £30,000

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    Jade Stevenson

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    about 2 months ago

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Atkins Search are looking to recruiting an Assistant / Trainee Estimator on behalf of a main contractor based in Nottingham with a well-established presence in the East Midlands. As a key member of the pre-construction team, you will be working closely with the Senior Estimator to assist in delivering winning tenders for a range of projects including commercial, healthcare, industrial, residential and education schemes in the East Midlands. Projects values will range from £1m - £25m.

The Role

·         Assisting to produce tender documents

·         Liaising with sub-contractors for tender purposes

·         Calculate and estimate the expected cost of construction of a given project.

·         Forecast time scales for completing projects

·         Assist the estimator to make profitable and competitive bids

·         Take offs and quantities from drawings 

·         Review sub-contract tenders and contracts


·         Experienced working on projects to £2m - £25m, ideally for a main contractor

·         Sub-contractor liaison experience for tender purposes

·         Good communicator at all levels

·         Career focused and motivated to be successful​


An opportunity to progress your career and become an integral part of the pre-construction team for a well-established and reputable main contractor.

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.