Trainee Estimator

  • Job Reference: Est / DH19
  • Date Posted: 23 October 2017
  • Location: Herefordshire
  • Salary: £22,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: David Housden
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01233 223712

Job Description

Magenta International are specialist recruiters in the technical engineering sector and are currently looking for;

Vacancy: Trainee Estimator

Location: Herefordshire

Reference: Est / DH19

Our client is an established manufacturer of grain storage silos, handling equipment, water tanks and associated steelwork. The company supplies its services to a variety of industries in the UK and internationally and is now looking to strengthen its Estimating team based in the Herefordshire area.


Compilation of quotations and other proposal information

Liaise with clients up to order stage

Develop and utilise estimating systems

Liaise with Design / Drawing Office for contract specific design calculations

Liaise with Sales team regarding placement of orders



Degree in Business or equivalent

Previous Sales / estimating experience

Good time management and organisational skills.
Excellent attention to detail
Good financial and numerical skills
Good communication skills
Must be able to work using their own initiative or as part of a team
Good computer skills

Career progression is offered and the opportunity to move into a Contracts / Sales Engineering role is a possible future development.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK or hold the appropriate work permit.