Junior Estimator - Trainee role - Down

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 242 Date Posted: Wednesday 08 Jan 2020
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INFORM3 Recruitment


Junior / Trainee Estimator – Co Down


Our client is a very well established, family run construction business, based in Co Down who is looking for a junior estimator/quantity company not only manufactures a wide range of interior furniture and fittings but covers installation for many prestigious projects at many of the country’s most recognisable venues as well as internationally.


Full training will be provided !!!


We are looking for a driven and motivated junior estimator with relevant qualifications experience and interests. Some experience of the metalwork industry would help but training will be given on the job.

The work is interesting and varied. The products they produce are both bespoke and unique. You will be given a competitive salary and a fun place to work in a friendly atmosphere. You will have experience of pricing up jobs, responding to tenders, have good IT skills and good written / spoken English.


If you have any relevant experience in a similar industry this would be highly desirable, along with cad skills.


Your role will be to:

  • Understand architectural drawings,
  • Take off requirements,
  • Communicate with clients and subcontractors discuss and determine finer details
  • Quantifying and engineering solutions to those products
  • Estimating the value (materials, labour, subcontractors, shipping, fitting etc.) and negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Documenting workings.
  • Compiling and delivering final quotation
  • Helping to develop spreadsheets and procedures to further automate the estimating process.


What we would like from you:

  • Strong interest in Construction
  • Ability to read and interpret technical and architectural drawings ( not essential )
  • Excellent client facing and communication skills
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office with an ability to interpret and write excel formulae
  • Ability to work at speed and with accuracy under pressure
  • CAD skills and experience (preferable)
  • Previous experience within a similar role would be highly beneficial but not essential as training will be provided.


For more information feel free to contact Ethan Campbell on 02830898345 or 015314886

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