Senior Estimator - Down

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 6701 Date Posted: Wednesday 08 Nov 2023

Senior Estimator          Newry       


The Company

An award-winning company based in Co Down are delighted to open an opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join their team.

The company are specialist contractors in commercial construction, fit-outs and refurbishments, and you will gain valuable experience in working on challenging and complex projects. You will have the opportunity to develop skills and experience enabling you to progress in your career.

This is a perfect opportunity if you are seeking to work for a reputable company with staff longevity, investing in their talent and providing a lucrative career.  


The Role

  • Reporting to the directors you will work closely with all areas of the business (including the contracts managers and site managers) ensuring the effective undertaking of estimating duties.
  • Process initial inquiries and preparing tender submissions.
  • Manage and control costs on projects and prepare cost value comparisons and projected final accounts.
  • Review, approve, sign off weekly / monthly labour, sub-contractor and materials invoices/orders.
  • Prepare take offs and undertake estimates and final account settlements.
  • Researching, sourcing and negotiating best quotes from subcontractors /suppliers.
  • Liaising with key members of the project team and liaising with clients and subcontractors
  • Prepare take offs and undertake estimates and final account settlements.
  • Mark up enquiries to be sent out to the supply chain, organise bills of quantities production and obtain material quotes where necessary
  • Monitor sub-contractor performance and record additional works for presentation to project teams.

What you need

  • Hold Degree in Quantity Surveying / Construction Management / relevant construction related field
  • Efficient in the use estimating software
  • Motivated, driven and works well within team
  • Good knowledge of contract documentation and potential risks
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • 5+ years’ experience


For any more information on the role please contact Fionnuala Lambe on 015314886 or 02830898345.

INFORM3 Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer. By applying to this position, you accept the terms of our privacy policy, please find this on our website