It is our pleasure to announce that our Employees of the Month for December 2021 were our new Trainee Estimators, Matthew Witherington and William Brash, and Estimating Manager, Andrew Spruce, at Bracknell Roofing Ltd in Warrington.
Matt and Will joined the branch in June 2021 for a 24-month internal training course. Following Avonside’s detailed new training plan, these new recruits have successfully completed the required elements in the first 6 months of their training.
The main elements of this initial training included drawing take-off manually and electronically, pricing projects using our Estimating software, and preparing customer quotations.
Now, the next leg of Matt and Will’s training will continue focusing on these areas and build on their product knowledge, technical skills and specifications. There is still plenty left to learn, but we know they can do it!
Having completed the first 6 months of their training at the same time, Matt and Will were both ideal choices for Employee of the Month in December. Thanks to their dedication and focus, both have grown from absolute newcomers, with no prior knowledge of roofing or estimating, to a position where they are now converting new enquiries to actual customer orders.
“As their training started on the same day, and they have both attained the same high level of achievement, it seemed a good idea to nominate them both,” said mentor Andrew Spruce.
As Estimating Manager of Bracknell Roofing, Andrew supervised all of Matt and Will’s training from day one.
For bringing Matt and Will in and starting them on their training, Andrew was also an ideal choice for Employee of the Month. We at Avonside felt he also deserved to win, owing to his proud mentorship of Matt and Will and giving them such a great start on the road to becoming fully trained Estimators.
For this group effort, it is only right that all three employees should be our Employees of the Month for December.
Well done Matt, Will and Andrew!