Trainee Engineering Estimator (Degree student or Graduate)

Posted yesterday by The Clever Fish Recruitment

Rochdale, Greater Manchester
£25,000 - £27,000/annum

£25k to £27k depending on experience

Monday to Thursday 7:45am to 4:30pm

Friday 7:45am to 3:30pm

We are currently supporting a specialist engineering firm, who are now keen to recruit a Trainee Engineering Estimator (Degree student or Graduate).

This is a fantastic opportunity, to join an established and family run business, where they genuinely respect and care about their employees. 

They are very accommodating and keen to promote a good lifestyle balance.

This is a fantastic company where employees feel appreciated.


  • Degree student or Graduate
  • An interest in Engineering
  • Ideally an understanding of AutoCAD – but not essential.
  • Competent Microsoft user.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexible.
  • Used to working to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Analytically minded, with the ability to undertake financial analysis.
  • Good team player.
  • Organised and methodical.
  • Aware of data confidentiality


Working closely with the Estimating Manager and with full support and training, your role will include but not limited to:

  • Compiling quotations for products within their range.
  • Clarifying customer needs and expectations.
  • Discussing technical features of proposals with customers.
  • Obtaining quotes for all predicted requirements from suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Calculating cost of materials, transport, labour and equipment hire.
  • Making use of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word.
  • Liaising with other Departments such as planners and design teams.

Please apply online and phone Adam Dyson for further details.

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Trainee Engineering Estimator (Degree student or Graduate)
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