Trainee Estimator / Estimator

A fantastic job opportunity has arisen for a hardworking, efficient and enthusiastic Trainee Estimator or Estimator with Civil Engineering or Highways background, based at our Milton Keynes depot.

WJ Group is the UK’s leading specialist road marking contractor and is seeking to strengthen the team in the WJ South business.

Working out of our depot in Milton Keynes, this role is office-based and includes visits to the site. You will report to the Commercial Manager and will assist him and other Managers and Directors with the preparation of Estimates and Tenders.

You will assist the team with

  • Generating quotations and inputting PQQ’s and tender submissions for minor and/or major works.
  • Assisting with the building up of target costs
  • Producing Scheme Packs for hand over to the operational team
  • Producing internal costing sheets using Excel-based software.
  • Undertaking site surveys and meetings with clients, project managers and directors as necessary.
  • General administration to support the team as necessary.

You will preferably have at least 1 years of experience in an estimating / quantity surveying role within the highway maintenance industry, although this is not essential.

Excellent working knowledge of Excel and a good working knowledge of MS Office for the preparation of company documentation, reports and costing sheets.

Relevant qualifications in Estimating, QS or the Construction industry would be an advantage, however, if required, appropriate training will be offered.

Support will be given if currently studying for relevant qualifications i.e. Day release etc.

Salary and package to be agreed upon based on qualifications and experience.

Please apply by completing the online form below, including an up to date CV to by Friday 06th June 2020

Click here to submit your application.

WJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. WJ is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at WJ are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. WJ will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. WJ encourages applicants of all ages.