Construction Surveyor/Estimator & Administration Apprentice

Poole • Closing Date: 22/01/2019

Construction Surveyor/Estimator & Administration Apprentice


£4.20 per hour- Negotiable depending on experience.
36 hours a week (£168 per week minimum).
9am-5pm Monday to Thursday, Collage Friday.
1hour for lunch break.

Vacancy Description

To assist our Surveyor/Estimator with preparing tender applications and related enquiry/project administration.

Roles and Responsibilities

A successful candidate will report to our Surveyor.

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing enquiry documents, with a view to creating quotations.
  • Measuring floor plans, to generate quantities of materials.
  • Creating Excel spreadsheets and accurately inputting measurement and pricing data.
  • Using Excel to set cost of materials and labour and managing cost margins.
  • Creating offer letters (quotes) using Word.
  • Checking supplier invoices.
  • Checking Subcontractor invoices.
  • Answering the telephone.

This position will assist the candidate develop:

  • Ability to communicate with a variety of people, such as skilled site operatives, managers, suppliers, customers etc.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as using your own initiative.
  • Further general knowledge of the construction industry.
  • Understanding of building design and construction at a basic level.

Skills Required

Successful candidates will be at least 16 years old, with a positive attitude towards timekeeping, organisation and working safely, with an enthusiastic approach to work and college.

Candidates require:

  • Good IT skills
  • Understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • GCSE Grade A-C in Maths


A* to C in English and Maths.




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