Apprentice Estimator (L3)

Employer: TDR (Mechanical Services) Ltd

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Apprenticeship duration: 2 years

Possible start date: 28th May 2018

Working week: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm, 1 hour lunch break, 40 hours per week

TDR would like to employee an apprentice to train up to be a fully qualified Contract Manger/Estimator for Commercial Building Services installation. This position would be more suitable for 18+ candidates due to nature of work and job role.


  • General office work.
  • Estimating, costing.
  • Procurement of material/supervision of labour.
  • Site supervision/monitoring progress.
  • Health and safety on site.
  • Negotiation of variation works and accounts with client.
  • Final account preparation and settlement.
  • Undertaking estimating.
  • Tender evaluation.
  • Project management and procurement.
  • Some site work.

Desired skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good standard of English/Maths

Personal qualities:

  • Excellent time keeping and self-motivation.
  • Motivated, Hard-working, mature attitude.
  • Common sense.

Qualifications required:

  • GCSE Grades A-C in both English and Maths or equivalent.

Training provider:

Shadowing Contract Manager and Estimator with on-the-job training.

Construction Contracting Operations Level 3 Estimating Pathway:

Full training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis and when required. You will be required to attend college premises 1 day a week working towards a NVQ qualification. An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through you course. Continual assessment for NVQ’s coupled with assignments/or exams depending on course of study. Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week.

Apprenticeship framework: Construction Technical and Professional