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Junior Estimator

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    Specialist Contracting Services

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  • Salary:

    £30.7k - 43.9k per year + package

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

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    023 8040 6071

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

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Job Title – Junior Estimator

Job Location – Cork

Salary – €40,000 circa  

We are looking to recruit a Junior Estimator to join a Main Contractor based in their Office in Cork.

The successful candidate will be expected to work on alongside the Senior Estimator and also use their own initiative. The Estimator will work alongside the commercial team to produce detailed and competitive tender submissions.


  • Ability to review tender documentation and manage tender bid from receipt of tender enquiry to submission of final tender bid. 
  • Issue material and trade enquiries to supply chain and obtain quotes from subcontractors and suppliers; 
  • Reviewing tender enquiries and tender analysis for projects and advise of any concerns or value engineering details as appropriate.
  • Identify opportunities and deficits in the tender documents that provide commercial leverage.
  • Assist in compiling submissions of inclusions, exclusions, clarifications and program of works.
  • Liaising and reporting to senior management in relation to on-going project submissions.


  • Third level qualification in engineering, construction, quantity surveying or related field
  • Good computer skills, especially Microsoft Excel, and ideally some experience of estimating software.
  • Good knowledge of subcontractors, construction outputs, and of labour, plant and material prices.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities and ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to manage tender documentation and punctual with reports.
  • Graduate Candidates will also be considered.