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Estimator Trainee

Job Role: Estimator Trainee

Job Location
Flint, Flintshire
Posted Date
Closing Date
29th February 2024
To be agreed


Thames Valley Controls aspire to lead the market and serve it with excellent independent lift monitoring and control technology and support. Through our dedicated and skilled expertise we will provide lifetime product support. This is achieved through a commitment to product development and a strong workforce. We recently marked our fiftieth anniversary year with the release of exciting new technologies and products.

We have a rare opportunity for an Estimator Trainee to join our Sales Team.

This role is to generate quotations against customer requests and to liaise with the customer and/or TVC Sales and engineering staff as necessary through to receipt of order.

This a full-time position of 39 hours and encompasses the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Take customer “Request for Quotation” (RFQ) and complete quotations based on deadlines using a variety of system pricing tools.
  • Liaise with customers, as well as internal departments such as engineering, sales and customer service staff to resolve any queries/issues and amendments.
  • Acknowledging orders when received and liaising with engineering/vetting to confirm.
  • Control records for all enquiries quoted by Flint or remote sales offices.
  • Maintain list of estimating software upgrades / requirements.
  • Use of Microsoft Office tools to administer documents in a professional manner. *Other duties may be assigned as the successful candidate develops into the role.


  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts utilising discounts, percentages, using internal systems/tools and Excel.
  • Ability to manage personal and department workloads.
  • Able to work to deadlines.
  • Carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems in a logical and methodical manner.
  • Good communication skills (written/Oral) internally and externally with customers.
  • Reporting.

The candidate should be:

  • Self-driven and highly motivated with the ability to feel comfortable to work alone as well as within a team/office environment.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn.
  • Focused with attention to detail.

This is an office-based role with possible Hybrid option after completing probation.


  • Normal working hours are 0800 to 1700 Monday to Thursday and 0800 to 1600 on Fridays
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Flexitime Holidays
  • Flexitime
  • Pension
  • Westfield Health

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