Estimator - Building Division

A Tier One Building & Civil Engineering Contractor in Belfast wish to appoint an Estimator for the Pre-Construction Team.

Working with one Northern Ireland's leading building contractors, you will report to the Head of Estimating and be involved on projects within the Healthcare, Commercial, Hospitality, Education, Hospitality & Leisure Sectors.


The Estimator shall be responsible for Pre-Construction Estimating, working closely and directly with internal / external clients, other disciplines and teams from project inception, accountable and responsible for all financial and estimating aspects of the projects.

To prepare analytical cost estimates and tenders, from receipt of enquiry to tender submission and to maintain a library of reference information.

To assist and produce priced tenders that are accurate, clearly detailed, and competitive and returned within deadlines. Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations.

The successful Estimator will ideally have a minimum 2-3 years Estimating experience within the Construction/ Engineering industry.

You will have strong communication and numeracy skills and have previous experience in the following:

  • Collecting quotes from material suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Planning job timescales and assess the levels of risk on a project.
  • Analysing sub-contractor/supplier quotations for the most competitive and compliant.
  • Helping with bids for new contracts and supporting buying activities.
  • Monitoring the stages of projects to ensure that costs are kept in line with forecasts.
  • Identify items to have enquiries sent out, together with specification, prelim elements and appropriate drawings. 
  • Attend relevant meetings/site visits.
  • Work with the rest of the Estimating team to maintain, analyse and report on benchmark costs for all elements of the works contributing to the growth and continual improvement of the estimating team.
  • Presenting bids to management for settlement.


In return for your commitment, you will receive a market leading salary & remuneration package, that includes Healthcare, Pension, Life Assurance & Bonus schemes.

There is a long-term commitment from this employer for future career progression and personal development. 

For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Michelle Doran at CSR on 02892627488. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business on behalf of our clients.

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Job Details

  • Consultant: Michelle Doran Consultant
  • Telephone: 028 9262 7488
  • Job Reference: CSR013444
  • Location: Antrim, Belfast
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full-Time
  • Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
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