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Job Title : Commercial Estimator Apprentice
Employer : KCW Windows
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 0HS
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Construction Building - Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Construction
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11481
Vacancy Short Description : Commercial Estimator preparing quotations from architects drawings or tender documents. Preparing manufacturing sheets for factory and working drawings.

 

Qualifications Required : GCSE A-C (9-4) in Maths and English or equivalent
Vacancy Full Description : Commercial Estimator preparing quotations from architects drawings or tender documents. Preparing manufacturing sheets for factory and working drawings.

Working alongside our experienced estimator using computer programmes to interpret and prepare quotations for the commercial and domestic sector. Liaising with suppliers for pricing purposes. Working with the surveyor and factory manager to prepare fabrication sheets for items to be manufactured within our factory. Processing orders for aluminium profiles and hardware. Preparing working drawings on CAD for approval from architect or main contractor. Going out to sites as necessary with surveyor.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40hrs pw Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Salary : £200.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 22/07/2018
Possible Start Date : 30/07/2018
Personal Qualities : willing to learn
ability to work independently and also as part of a team
reliable
trustworthy
Skills Required : computer skills
communication skills
some knowledge of CAD or design software although not essential
Future Prospects : To achieve the necessary qualifications and experience to become a commercial estimator and oversee commercial contracts
Training to be Provided : Construction & The Built Environment BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Plus…
•Construction Contracting Operations Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma
•Employment Rights and Responsibilities
•Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
•Functional Skills in English and maths


During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:
•Construction and the environment
•Science and materials
•Construction technology and design
•Mathematics in construction
•Construction technology and design
•Surveying in construction
•Computer Aided Drafting and Design
Other Information : Although the majority of the work will be office based there will be occasions where you would be required to go to site or work in the factory so you will need to bring safety boots in to work
Things to consider : Majority of work will involve working on the computer and shadowing key team members
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