Building Services Trainee

Mechanical & Electrical Building Services Trainee

A Mechanical and Electrical Contractor have an exciting opportunity for an M&E Building Services Trainee to join their expanding business in an entry level position.
They are a well-established business who work in a wide range of sectors including Residential, Education, Commercial, Health, Pharmaceutical and Industrial across the East Anglia region.
As the M&E Building Services Trainee you will work in various divisions of the business to gain a better understanding of the full M&E installation process of construction projects. You will initially work on site to gain hands-on experience and learning from qualified and knowledgeable colleagues. Then you will be working alongside M&E Project Managers on construction sites and M&E Estimators in the office assisting in preparing estimates of values up to several million but initially be working on smaller projects to develop your estimating skills and knowledge. This will enable you to learn the concepts and procedures of estimating with the scope of progressing your career into an Estimators role.
Duties and responsibilities:
• Initial working on site with Electrical and Mechanical Tradesmen and Project Managers
• Assist Electrical and Mechanical Estimators to ensure tenders are prepared to a high standard
• Obtain competitive and accurate quotations from specialists
• Liaising with other members of the estimating team and Contracts Managers
• Learning the process and tender reviews and resolving any issues that have been identified
• Learning the concepts and procedures of estimating
• Inputting data into a spreadsheet recording the quotations
• Liaising with technical representatives on products/plant
• Sending and receiving enquiries for quotations on projects.
The company will put through electrical qualifications on a day release scheme with a local College.
The candidate will have the following attributes and skills:
• Strong negotiation skills
• A keen interest
• Confident communicator
• Keen to learn new skills
• Have a good grasp of mathematics
• Be computer literate (MS Office Suite and using a database).
This position offers a fantastic career path for the right candidate. Get in touch with Georgia Wastell on 01603 615511 or email

Job Summary

Job Title Building Services Trainee
Location Norwich, Norfolk
Job Type Permanent
Salary £19k
Last Updated 11/04/2019
Reference SF44889
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