Job Vacancy – Technical/Sales Estimator

Job Vacancy – Technical/Sales Estimator

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic person to join our winning work team at our head office in Leighton Buzzard.

We provide specialist environmental, testing and investigation services for the construction industry. Customers include major contractors, house builders and product manufacturers.

The Business

VINCI Technology Centre UK combines world leading laboratory testing with expertise in sustainability and a complete understanding of structures. Our multi-disciplinary team provide practical and innovative solutions to the challenges posed by today’s built environment. Through the services we offer and by addressing key issues including Compliance, Sustainability, and Investigation we enable clients to cut costs, solve problems and ultimately differentiate themselves from the competition. Our clients are major contractors, house-builders, construction products manufacturers and building owners/managers.

Role involves

Managing enquiries, preparing cost plans and quotations. This will involve working closely with our technical teams and sales staff to understand the customer’s requirements and ensure our offers are issued promptly.

Services provided to the above include:

  • On-site testing, air tightness, acoustic, weathertightness and structural
  • Laboratory testing of facades including weathertightness and acoustic
  • Laboratory testing of concrete
  • Building Pathology/investigation, for example water ingress, concrete issues

Full training on our services will be provided

VINCI Technology Centre UK are owned by VINCI Construction UK Limited who in turn are part of, one the world’s largest construction and concessions companies with a turnover of around €40b and over 190,000 employees across world.

The person

Construction industry experience and being able to read drawings desirable but not essential. An ability to learn quickly would be a real plus, and good Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint and outlook skills are needed, some CAD experience desirable.


  • Learning and development / training
  • Holiday entitlement (26 days)
  • Flexible benefit including an allowance to spend on:
    • a variety of discounted products/services
    • health schemes
    • buy/sell holidays
  • Pension contributions matched by the company. Variety of funds to select.
  • Life assurance scheme
    • During your employment with the VINCI PLC group of companies you are automatically provided with life assurance, the amount being either:
      1. Four times your annual salary if you join the VINCI Pensions Plan 2010; or
      2. One times your annual salary should you choose not to join.
  • Castor – share scheme – buy one get one free – pay over 1 year, free of tax and NI
  • Stand Out Make A Difference day – 1 paid day off work to make a contribution to a charitable cause, individual or project based.

For more information, please contact:

Steve Shanahan
Business Development Director
VINCI Technology Centre UK Limited
T: 0333 566 9122
M: 07816 514549

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