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Graduate Estimator, Airmaster Air Conditioning Ltd - Sheffield

Employer: RISE SCR

RISE Sheffield City Region is a major city region-wide initiative to increase graduate employment in small and medium sized enterprises. The city region covers: Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire, Rotherham and Sheffield. RISE SCR is a collaboration between city region partners, Sheffield Hallam University, The University of Sheffield and the private sector.

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Job details:
How would we sum it up?
This is an exciting opportunity for a Graduate of any Engineering discipline with excellent CAD skills to put them to the test in a busy Construction Design & Build and Contracting environment. Your role will be to help with costings and estimations for colleagues and customers, as well as acting as a liaison between the two to solve technical issues. You will be part of a tight knit team and will be given real responsibility, but also support to assist with your development and growth with the business. If you are personable, organised and technically minded, this could be the role for you.

What’s the business all about?
The business is Airmaster, a company specialising in air conditioning design and fitting. Originally founded in 1992, they have grown into a £10 Million turnover business and are now well placed within the industry, with clients around the UK and in a variety of sectors. The teams carry out projects from £5,000 up to £2.5 Million in value throughout the UK, with most of this work designed in house. They are proud to be Investors in People and are committed to training and development of their staff – they have a generous holiday and healthcare package. This commitment is reflected by the fact that many of the team have been there for several years, with most people in senior positions having been promoted internally. To find out more have a look at their website: www.airmaster.uk.com

What are all the practical details?
Starting salary: £19,000 – £21,000pa depending on skills and experience
Location: Swallownest, Sheffield, S26 4UN
Start date: May/June 2019
Length of internship: Permanent, with six months’ probationary period

What else do you get as a RISE graduate?
If you are lucky enough to secure one of the RISE internships you won’t just be getting a job. You will be getting access to some of the best training and professional networking with senior leaders in the region, giving you a fantastic opportunity to develop quickly and accelerate your career, including:
• Feedback from your interview and assessment centre
• A launch event and an ongoing training programme with other graduates across the region
• Six months free membership of the JCI (Junior Chamber International)
• Access to self-development materials

Sound good to you? Then it’s time to RISE
If you love the sound of this role, then this is your opportunity to RISE to the challenge. Just fill in an on-line application form for this role, choosing reference RISE18-19. But if it’s not for you – can you think of someone this job could be perfect for? If so, please do forward the details on to them!
Role responsibilities
What would you be doing?
Typical activities might include:
• Collating, interpreting, assessing and assimilating CAD drawings and other information, in order to provide estimates and quotations to colleagues and customers
• Producing accurate costing estimates in response to customers’ requirements
• Liaising with external contacts to solve technical issues
• Some aspects of project management, such as managing and analysing materials for a project
• Maintaining databases to include new product prices and reflect any amendments to specification or procedures
• Liaising with internal colleagues and supporting where necessary
• Regularly updating management on the progression of estimates and projects
• Helping to keep all information updated, in line with ISO procedures
Person specification
What type of person are they looking for?
The ideal candidate will:
• Be a graduate in any Engineering discipline
• Have experience with Auto CAD
• Proficient in the use of MS Office programs, particularly Excel / Access
• Must be capable of producing work to a high standard of accuracy
• Have excellent communication skills and comfortable working with others across the business
• Be organised, able to balance workload and meet deadlines
• Able to work under pressure but maintain excellent attention to detail

The following would be beneficial, but don’t be put off if not!
• Have previous experience in a construction environment
• Estimating and material costing experience
• Experience using AutoCAD LT and Hevacomp
• Experience using TAS (or similar thermal modelling software)
• Full UK driving license and access to a car
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £19,000 – £21,000 p/a
Advertised until: Sun 07-Apr-2019
Job ref: GY/52932/RISE18-19
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

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