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Trainee Estimator (Commercial / Shipbuilding)

Trainee Estimator (Commercial / Shipbuilding)


£25,000 – £30,0000 + training + progression + overtime + 25 days holiday

Are you from an engineering, estimating or quantity surveying background, looking to step into an exciting new role with a global ship repair and marine company, where you will benefit from excellent training from industry professionals, and fast track progression, whilst benfitting from a collaborative, dynamic and exciting work environment?

Are you looking to join a well-established, specialist company with a proud history of quality driven engineering across the commercial marine, major fabrication and defense sectors, who will invest heavily in your professional development?

On offer is the opportunity to join a market leading company who combine a rich heritage of marine engineering skills and experience to provide ship owners, governments and energy companies with precision engineering to complete demanding projects. You will be responsible for technical writing, contract administration and estimating, to directly support ongoing projects, and add value to the business.

The role:

  • Produce cost estimates against the customer specification to required timescale
  • Evaluation of customer’s specification and drawings for subcontract content
  • Production of tender cost summary and bid approval sheets
  • Manage and forecast the vessel’s accounts
  • Pricing of extra and emergent work
  • Invoicing
  • Liaise with Project / Ship Managers for required suppliers of material and sub contract service

The person:

  • Engineering / Estimating or Quantity Surveying background

On offer is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join a forward-thinking, multi-faceted company which supplies into a range of industries, where their success, is your success.

Keywords: Marine Engineer, Ship-Building, Ship Repair, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Commercial Estimating, Contract Administration, Technical Writing, Falmouth, Estimator

If you are interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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