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  • Junior Estimator

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Head Office Support & Admin
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive & Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 42 hours per week
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 02-Aug-2019
  • Job reference: 20668

Job Description

Ever wondered how those in the building trade know exactly the materials and quantity needed for a given project? Our in-house estimating team work alongside our Nationwide network of branches to deliver accurate, detailed estimates of materials for our customers projects.

Our Estimating team have a clear interest and passion in the construction industry, so we hope you will too. You and the team will be working with architectural drawings, for basic domestic construction projects. You’ll be trained to calculate the exact material type and quantity needed by using bespoke systems, which our branch colleagues can translate into accurate quotations. 

We’re not asking for you to have worked in a similar role previously but your ability to retain information, transfer information and have sound mathematical skills will be key to ensuring success for both our customers’ projects and our own business strategy.

Along with the above, you’ll also have:

  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Great organisational skills 
  • Great attention to detail

As part of our team, we’ll support you in developing your career which could involve further education relative to the team and services, progression within the department or other divisions of the business.

About Us

We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, Travis Perkins plc offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses including Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide and have over 28,000 colleagues.
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