Junior Estimator (apprenticeship)

Nexsis Comms Ltd is looking for a dynamic individual to join our growing team of estimators at our office in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.


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Our ideal candidate will possess excellent administrative skills, along with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel, a good telephone manner and confidence in speaking with current and potential clients.


Estimating experience is not required, as full training will be given, however, we require our candidate to have good numeracy skills and the willingness and ability to learn and develop within the role.


It is essential that applicants have strong administrative skills as this is a key element of the role. We will also be looking for an individual who can manage their time properly and has the ability to multi-task and work under pressure and to deadlines.


Working within the Estimating Team your main duties will be:

  • Estimating; preparation of quotes, bills of quantities, drawings take off’s, etc, for cabling and network infrastructure projects
  • Preparation of tender files and updating of tender numbering system.
  • Sending out enquiries to suppliers for material quotes then pricing accordingly.
  • Sending out new enquiries for supply costs
  • Order placing
  • Point of contact with our supply chain partners to ensure that their tender needs are being met.
  • Chasing up submitted tenders.
  • Maintaining a working schedule for regular review / update, gaining feedback on submitted tenders, value engineering, areas for improvement through our CRM system
  • Assistance with office duties such as answering the phone, taking messages and general administration and office duties, commensurate with the work position.
  • Weekly review tender meetings with the Estimating Manager.



  • 5 GCSE’s grade A-C, one of which must be Maths.
  • A working experience of Microsoft Excel is essential.


Normal working hours will be 9 am until 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.


Holiday entitlement & salary:

  • You will be entitled to 20 days paid holiday, excluding bank holidays, per calendar year
  • The position is full time with an salary £3.75 per hour.


Nexsis Comms is an equal opportunities employer


Interested? Send us your CV and cover letter and apply here.

Trainee Network Installation & Structured Cable Engineer

We are currently recruiting for Trainee network installation & structured cable Engineer who lives in and around the Nottingham/Derby & East Midlands area.


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Amazing things are happening within the UK tech & digital industry sector, with the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the emergence of smart buildings, towns and cities.


The Network & telecommunications installation Industry offers the potential of a highly lucrative long-term career and this role will offer the entry level experience into this ever evolving & exciting industry.


Opportunities for smart and capable people from all walks of life & backgrounds now  exist at Nexsis, and we will offer the chance to train on the job and learn valuable new digital skills.


Initially the role will involve pulling and fixing cable on large complex capital projects. Once trained you’ll be comfortable with the use of hand and power tools, competent using test equipment, logical when it comes to diagnostics, and very familiar with the use of technology.


Previous experience is not necessary, but a great attitude and a willingness to learn new skills is. You will receive first class industry training, which are held at regular intervals, and be offered the opportunity for a career growth path within the company to become a team leader and project manager.


Annual salary up to £ 20k pa (potential to earn more once fully experienced)


If you are looking for your first job out of college or maybe looking for a change of direction in your career, then come and speak to us.


Applicants with the following skills & personality attributes would be of a benefit:

  • Practical and pragmatic
  • Desire to grow and learn new skills
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Be motivated and be able to work independently as well be a team player.

You will need to have:

  • A full UK driving license.
  • The right to work in the UK
  • A willingness to learn and a positive attitude

If you are interested in this role, and would like to discuss further, then please call 0115 8968 300 and we will happily chat through the role in more detail.

Interested? Send us your CV and cover letter and apply here.