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Junior Estimator

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    Professional & Technical Jobs

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  • Salary:

    £35k - 50k per year + Package

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

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    +353 (0)861841361 /

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Vacancy: Junior Estimator

Location: Dublin

Salary: €35K -€50K plus Package DOE

3DPersonnel’s client, one of Ireland’s leading contractors, is currently seeking to recruit a Junior Estimator to be based out of their Head Office in Dublin.

The successful candidate will have +6 months experience within a similar role within a leading main contractor. The ideal candidate will be degree qualified or diploma qualified.


  • preparing priced tenders with accuracy for return within deadlines;
  • undertaking careful inspection of tender documents including bills of quantities and contract documents;
  • issuing enquiries and monitoring the enquiry process to meet deadlines;
  • collating quotes for comparison and selection for inclusion in the priced tender;
  • risk identification, value management and cost control;
  • standard prelim allowances for inclusion in the priced tender;
  • ascertaining construction periods through liaison with Contracts Managers and wider Operations Team;
  • preparing budgets and cost plans in a similar manner to priced tenders;
  • the bid adjudication process;
  • pre and post tender meeting preparation;
  • supporting others in the Estimating Department as necessary;
  • procurement strategy;
  • analysing outcomes and writing detailed reports;
  • maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use; and
  • assessing the implications of health and safety regulations.


  • At least 6 months experience in a similar role; main contracting experience desirable
  • Construction related degree essential
  • Excellent time management skills and communication skills are essential
  • Strong analytical skills