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Nexsis Comms Ltd – Estimator Apprentice Vacancy


Estimator Apprentice

Nexsis Comms Ltd are looking for a dynamic individual to join our growing team of estimators at our office in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

The candidate should be located within 10 miles of Ilkeston.

We require the ideal candidate to possess excellent administrative skills, along with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel, good telephone manner, and confident in speaking with clients and potential clients.

Estimating experience is not required, as full training will be given, however you must possess good numeracy skills and the willingness/ability to learn and develop within the role.

It is essential that you have strong administrative skills as this is a key element of the role. We will also be looking for an individual who can manage their time properly and has the ability to multi-task and work under pressure and to deadlines.

Working within the Estimating Team your main duties will be:

  • Estimating; preparation of quotes, bills of quantities, drawings take off’s, etc, for cabling and network infrastructure projects
  • Preparation of tender files and updating of tender numbering system.
  • Sending out enquiries to suppliers for material quotes then pricing accordingly.
  • Sending out new enquiries for supply costs
  • Order placing
  • Point of contact with our supply chain partners to ensure that their tender needs are being met.
  • Chasing up submitted tenders.
  • Maintaining a working schedule for regular review / update, gaining feedback on submitted tenders, value engineering, areas for improvement through our CRM system
  • Assistance with office duties such as answering the phone, taking messages and general administration and office duties
  • Weekly review tender meetings with the Estimating Manager.


  • 5 GCSE’s grade A – C required, one of which must be Maths.
  • A working experience of Microsoft Excel is essential.

Normal working hours will be 9 am until 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Holiday Entitlement & Salary:

You will be entitled to 20 days paid holiday, excluding bank holidays, per calendar year

The position is full time

Nexsis Comms is an equal opportunities employer.

Offer Expires: July 26, 2021

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