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Join Our Team as a Trainee Estimator and Build a Bright Future in the Steelwork Industry


Trainee Estimator - Join Alloy Fabweld in Essex, a leading architectural and secondary steelwork company. Assist our busy team, estimate project costs, liaise with stakeholders and secure orders. Gain valuable experience and enjoy excellent career progression. Apply now for an exciting opportunity

Dunmow, Essex, UK 
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Alloy Fabweld is a well-established company based in Essex with many years of experience in the architectural and secondary steelwork industry, we design, value engineer, and manufacture many types of metalwork for almost every type of public or commercial building.


A position has become available for a Trainee Estimator to work within our increasingly busy team, serving multiple buildings and operations. The Trainee Estimator will be responsible for assisting the Sales & Estimating Manager in the completion and return of tenders.


Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Liaise with and support the team to help secure orders.

  • Assisting the estimators establish costs for existing and tendered projects.

  • Estimating costs for materials and hours required to complete projects.

  • Sourcing materials and finding out prices for plant hire

  • Communicate with all members of the pre-construction team, directors, clients, and consultants.

  • Comply with current estimating processes and assist in the management of tenders.

  • Develop client and consultant relations and develop solid working relationships.

  • Provide input to the handover process from estimating to contract.

  • Provide data as requested to review the performance of supply chain members.

  • Attend meetings with Clients, Designers, Quantity Surveyor's, etc. where necessary.

  • Attend site as required to further understand scopes and contract requirements.




  • A desire to build upon your current skillset and be a part of a thriving organisation.

  • Relevant Commercial or Construction degree, or vocational equivalent

  • A commitment to achieving deadlines.

  • Some experience estimating costs for construction projects.

  • The ability to work well under pressure, within a team and in strict timescales.

  • Attention to detail, with high levels of numeracy and literacy.

  • Able to work unsupervised using own initiative.

  • Competency in Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Flexibility/Reliability


Desirable Skills:


  • Previous experience working within the construction industry is preferred. 

If you have any questions, send a question to our HR department:

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. Our employees enjoy a variety of different work and are a friendly team - much like an extended family. 

  • Excellent career progression opportunities

  • 22 days (plus statuary holiday) rising to 25 days with length of service.

  • Great place to work, with an excellent team that will offer continued support and guidance to help you develop in the role.


We are unique in that we have many different businesses that ensure there is always variety and opportunities - Alloy Fabweld, Albion Design Staircases, Flexi Group UKRebel Strength, and Livin Art.

We want to create a supportive and inclusive environment where our employees can reach their full potential, without prejudice and discrimination. We are committed to a culture where respect and understanding are fostered, and the diversity of people's backgrounds and circumstances will be positively valued. 

We care for our communities locally, and we created our own charity Hashtag Big Smile to really make a difference in the world by building communities. 


Health and Safety

The post holder is required to take responsible care for the health and safety of him/herself and other persons who may be affected by his/her acts or omissions at work.  The post holder is also required to cooperate with all areas of the Alloy Fabweld Group to ensure that statutory health & and departmental safety regulations are adhered to.


Equal Opportunities

Alloy Fabweld Group is an Equal Opportunities employer, and their aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on grounds of gender, religion, race, colour, sexuality, pregnancy, age, disability, nationality, ethnic or national origins, nor should he/she be placed at a disadvantage by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.


If you are looking for your next challenge, please send your CV.

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Alloy Fabweld Ltd, provide large-scale architectural metalwork in the UK, specialising in staircases, high-rise, residential contracts, decorative panels, and bespoke packages aligned to metalwork for public work contracts - such as stations and infrastructure.  


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