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Commercial Apprentice

30,562 P.A. ?
Chevron TM


Exciting Career Opportunity – Commercial/ Estimating Apprentice

As a result of our continued growth, we are recruiting a superb new role and looking for a fantastic team member to join us as a Commercial/ Estimating Apprentice, based from our North East, Cramlington Depot

Do you have an interest in the Commercial side of a business? Are you looking to progress your career? Are you easer to gain a level 3 qualification? Are you seeking a long-term opportunity where you can make a real difference on the day to day business? Are you confident and driven and do you enjoy working in an environment with a strong team spirit?

If so, this truly is a great time to join us. In return we will offer you a highly competitive salary package, relevant training, pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata equivalent) and other great additional incentives.

About our company:

Established in 1979, Chevron Traffic Management is a leading specialist in the delivery of temporary traffic management across the UK.

The Chevron Group specialise in the delivery of digitally enabled work zone safety solutions across the Highways, Rail, Utilities and Events sectors. We are the largest, most successful organisation in our industry and are renowned for bringing forward innovation and change to benefit our customers and the sectors in which they work. We have grown both through acquisition and organic growth, from a business employing 470 people across 13 sites to a Group now offering 23 operational units and with in excess of 1080 employees.

This is a unique opportunity to join an organisation that is resilient, even in todays' economic environment and one that is rapidly expanding.

About the role:

Working closely with the Northern Estimator and Area Managers, you will learn various aspects of the commercial side of our business, including business development, work winning, tendering, contract management and how we successfully deliver a service to our customers.

Some of your responsibilities will include assisting the commercial team with:

  • The compilation of in contract quotations
  • Assessing tender / quotation conditions and identifying risks
  • Building up the prices with the operational team for quick turnaround of quotations
  • The analysis of subcontract and supplier packages
  • Compiling and issuing tender queries
  • Providing tender handover packs
  • Compensation events build ups
  • Attending pre-tender meetings / events
  • Review of unsuccessful tenders and then helping to analyse and implement improvement
  • Providing accurate and reliable data to the regional Commercial Manager in preparing annual budget forecasts.
  • Checking and verifying of Subcontractors Applications before approving for payment
  • Management of the Early Warning and Compensation Event process
  • Any other relevant tasks the commercial team deem necessary

Communication is key to this role. Whilst supporting the commercial team, you will also work towards developing long term relationships with clients, supply chain and other partner organisations. You will also provide assistance in the overseeing of commercial aspects of contracts within the Region.

You will also study the Surveying Technician apprenticeship course, over the duration of 24 months. This will result in achieving a level 3 Diploma in Surveying.

About You:

A highly motivated and confident individual, you are keen to learn and have experience working in a commercial setting (or are willing to undertake necessary training). Commercially aware, you have great communication both verbally and in writing and demonstrate the best in service and client care. You are a keen learner, can work to deadlines and also work well under pressure in an everchanging climate.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Good general literacy/numeracy/ICT.
  • Minimum 5 GCSE's grade C or above.
  • Confident, outgoing personality.
  • Competent in general MS Office, specifically Excel.
  • Good written & oral presentation skills.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to travel and overnight stays when needed


  • Full UK Driving Licence

If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity and would like to be part of the UK's leading Traffic Management company, then don't delay! send your CV and covering letter and apply today!

We are is committed to equality and diversity in the workplace.

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/90780846