Apprentice Estimator FP MCCANN LIMITED

To undertake the tasks involved within the estimating process, including - measuring and doing take off's to producing quotations for external customers. An Estimator is required to produce quotations, against which a customer will place an order. A quotation contains a list of products and the cost for supplying these products.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Initially you will spend time learning about the products we sell
  • When you are confident with the products we offer, you will be shown how to review drawings provided by customers. In the case of flooring, you will be looking at customers floor plans and identifying where our precast flooring product is required
  • Once confident with reviewing drawings, you’ll be shown how to collate quotations, using our bespoke computer software, from here you will start to complete your own quotations under the guidance of a mentor
  • You will also attend college on day release to broaden your knowledge and skills
  • As you become more experienced in the role, you will be responsible for producing and managing multiple quotations whilst also learning how to convert an enquiry to an order. Whilst still supported you will have less reliance on your mentor
  • You will also be introduced to other areas of the department with involvement in design, planning and production to broaden your overall knowledge

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Construction Support Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • One day at DCG and the rest of the week at the work place

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • There are excellent opportunities for progression within the company, with a strong focus on continued learning and personal development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths, Science and two other subjects (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

If we are interested in taking your application further, you will receive an email from a derby college email address Please make sure that you check your inbox as well as your spam/junk folders so you do not miss out on the opportunity to apply. We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.

About the employer

FP McCann is the UK’s largest manufacturer and supplier of precast concrete solutions. In Northern Ireland, we also offer Quarrying, Ready Mix, Surfacing, Dry Silo Mortar, Construction and FP McCann Homes. From our 12 UK based manufacturing facilities, FP McCann offers an extensive range of quality precast concrete solutions that include drainage and water management, tunnels and shafts, rail, power and infrastructure, walling, fencing, agricultural, flooring, filter bed systems, bespoke precast, tanks and chambers, dock leveller pit systems, box culverts, building products and architectural & structural products. At FP McCann, we can customise our solutions to ensure they create maximum value for your project, accommodating your site conditions, design requirements and construction needs.




Bullhurst Lane

Weston Underwood



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Training provider



Amy Hitch

Apprenticeship standard

Construction support technician

Level 3 (A level)

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