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Kieran Harte

Group MD

Trainee Project Manager (Estimating, QSing, Project Management) - Essex

  • Listed: 01 Jul 2024
  • Building & Construction
  • Essex
  • £25-35k
Trainee Project Manager (Estimating, QSing, Project Management) | Main Contractor | Essex
The Client: My client has been established for over 50 years, and a conservatively run, organically growing business. They work within the commercial and industrial sectors of the construction industry with a solid client base. We undertake commercial projects only in the following disciplines:
  • Construction & Fit Out: Warehouse Refurbishments & new builds, office/school extensions & refurbishments
  • External Restoration: Largely to England’s heritage or high value properties. Works include stone and masonry restoration and replacement, redecoration, roofing, windows.
The Role: My client looking for a local, professional, polite, disciplined, and friendly individual who is passionate about buildings and the construction industry and is seeking an opportunity to start or develop their career, learn and quickly develop skills to contribute to our successful team. We would expect the candidate to assist with estimating, QS work and project management.
  • Estimating construction tenders
  • Procuring sub-contractor packages
  • Purchasing or hiring building equipment and materials
  • Completing construction programmes
  • Completion of project interim valuation and final accounts
  • Creating work schedules so projects are completed before deadlines
  • Overseeing building projects to ensure staff are working safely, productively and to a high standard
  • Monitoring construction budget to minimise overspending
  • Providing progress reports to clients via phone, email, or meetings in person
  • Negotiating with vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors
  • Strong academic background with good grades in Maths and English.
  • Willing to enrol and complete a construction-based degree from September 2023.
  • Minimum age 18 with A level or equivalent qualifications.
  • Driving licence preferred.
  • Ability to listen and learn and complete set tasks to a very high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Composed and strong mindset, with an ability to work hard in a busy and intense environment.
  • To be able to work independently in a small team, contributing and adding value, researching, and learning on their own. Completing simple tasks to a high standard.
  • Education: A-Level or higher (preferred)
Salary & Benefits; 
  • Salary: £25k - £35k
  • Competitive annual salary negotiable dependent on experience
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Eligible for performance related bonus
  • Company pension
  • Health insurance
  • University fees (where required
Hours:  Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm from HQ in Romford (with site visits where required)

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