Business Admin Estimator Apprenticeship PIPETECH PROJECTS LIMITED

Pipetech are a specialist pipework contractor in an exciting phase of growth looking for an enthusiastic young individual ready to take their first steps in their professional career within the construction and process industry. You will develop an understanding of the different pipework systems within the process and construction industry.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage is negotiable.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm with one hour break.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This will be a varied role, giving the individual an opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of construction initially within the Estimating and Commercial team, in order to develop a good product and technical background as well as develop their commercial acumen.

We will provide all the necessary training and support to help develop them, with ongoing continuous professional development through in house and external training.

Duties will include:

  • Liaise with the Preconstruction manager, commercial and operations team to assist in taking a project from tender stage to contract
  • Logging tenders on ensuring that specification and programme information is noted
  • Ensure all the latest relevant documentation including drawings, specifications and scope is downloaded from client web portals, saved to the project folder electronically and printed relevant documents as required
  • Creating drawing registers specifically to the project
  • Produce working folders for estimators and ensure the filing system is up to date
  • Assist estimators with take-off and measures from drawings using estimating software
  • Assist with updating and maintaining companies estimating software database
  • Assist with gaining quotes for materials from suppliers and filling accordingly
  • Assist with preparing quotations for projects
  • Assist with company’s social media postings

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

  • Candidate will recieve a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard upon succesful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Day release at New City College Hackney (N1 6HQ) or Ardleigh Green Campus (RM11 2LL)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Later, there will be opportunities to progress within the team as an Apprentice Estimator or within other areas of the business including Pre-Construction, Engineering, Operations or Commercial

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants must be able to travel to the location advertised.

About the employer

Pipetech Group are a Specialist Mechanical Pipework and Public Health Contractor within the building services, energy, process and manufacturing industries, ideally placed to operate competitively throughout London and the South East of England. Pipetech undertake pipework projects across a broad range of sectors, including Commercial Developments, Data Centres, Healthcare, Education, Transport, Banking and Residential.







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Training provider



Sarah Clayton

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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