Assistant Estimator

Job Details

Location: Helston, West Cornwall, Penzance, Truro, Penryn, Cornwall
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £22,000 - £23,000
Sector: Civil Engineering, Groundworks, Construction, Housing, New Build, Estimating,
Contact: Kalina Quelch
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 01752 421888
Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 07/01/2024
Job Ref: h10623est


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Trainee/Assistant Estimator

West Cornwall


Sphere is currently recruiting a Junior Estimator on behalf of a contractor, based in West Cornwall. With a strong focus on excellence and customer satisfaction, taking pride in committing to delivering projects on time and within budget. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a motivated and dedicated individual to join their team as a Trainee/Assistant Estimator.

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for construction and a desire to kick-start your career as a Trainee/Assistant Estimator, we would love to hear from you.

Job Description:
As a Trainee/Assistant Estimator, you will play a crucial role in supporting our client’s estimating team in accurately assessing project costs and preparing competitive bids. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent HNC/graduate in construction to gain valuable experience and develop a career in the construction industry.


  • Assist the estimating team with requirements/specifications.
  • Assist with take-offs/cost estimates for materials, labour, and equipment.
  • Collaborate with suppliers/subcontractors to obtain prices.
  • Assist in the preparation of bid documentation.
  • Maintain up-to-date records of estimates, bids, and related documentation.


  • HNC or a degree in construction or a related field
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational abilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • A proactive and self-motivated attitude with a willingness to learn and grow.


  • Competitive salary package
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Training and mentorship from experienced professionals

How to Apply:
For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 or click the inviting red button in the upper right-hand corner to apply and embark on this journey with us!


Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Southampton.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.


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Title:- Assistant Estimator
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