Building Futures

Trainee Estimator

Job Role: Trainee Estimator

Salary: Dependent on skills/experience

Hours: Full time, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm; with additional hours worked as workload requires.

Location: CCG (Scotland) Ltd HQ, 1 Cambuslang Road, Cambuslang Investment Park, Glasgow, G32 8NB


CCG are looking for a Trainee Estimator to join our busy Estimating Department and assist with our widespread tendering activities across the group.

The key role involves providing support in dealing with tender opportunities throughout the estimating cycle.  You will be reporting directly to the Estimating Manager and liaise with all other functional departments within the organisation for input and support where required.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a main contracting environment with a good understanding of Estimating principles as well as market trends and costs.  Strong interpersonal and reporting skills plus good all round IT capabilities are a must.

A meticulous approach to your work is necessary – along with being able to work to tight deadlines.

Job Description:

  • Review of tender documentation
  • Assist gaining quotations from sub-contractors; analysis and negotiation of best value offers
  • Assist with creations of pricing documentation, take-off/quantification requirements, for internal and external parties
  • Assist with reviewing ambiguities in tender documents and respond to queries from sub-contractors
  • Assist with compiling full tender price information including preliminaries and all work sections
  • Assist in highlighting areas where added value can be created
  • Liaison with client base & design team members
  • Attend internal meetings

Full driving license is essential.

The position will be rewarded with appropriate training and support, future career progression opportunities and a competitive remuneration package.

Apply in writing enclosing your CV to:

Katie Rooney

CCG (Scotland) Ltd 1 Cambuslang Road

Cambuslang Investment Park Glasgow, G32 8NB



Closing date: Friday 5th May 2017


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