Junior Estimator

Contact James Hickey
  • Salary: €32,000 - €45,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterLouth
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client are an industry-leader in their respective field, with national and international operations. We’re searching for a Junior Estimator to join them. It’s an exciting opportunity to join a ambitious company at the forefront of sustainable construction, who already work with leading Contractors and Developers nationwide.

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  • Assist in the preparation of accurate cost estimates for construction projects, including material, labor, and equipment costs.
  • Analyze project specifications, drawings, and other relevant documents to determine the scope of work and project requirements.
  • Collaborate with senior estimators to gather necessary data and information for cost estimation.
  • Conduct quantity take-offs and perform detailed measurements of project components.
  • Research and gather pricing information from suppliers, subcontractors, and other relevant sources to ensure accurate cost estimation.
  • Prepare and maintain project cost databases, including historical cost data and reference materials.
  • Assist in the preparation of project bids and proposals, ensuring they are comprehensive and aligned with client requirements.
  • Review and analyze project bids received from subcontractors and suppliers to ensure completeness and competitiveness.
  • Support the development and maintenance of relationships with suppliers and subcontractors to facilitate cost estimation processes.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, construction methods, and material prices to enhance cost estimation accuracy.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 1-2 years of experience in construction estimating, preferably in the commercial or residential construction industry.
  • Solid understanding of construction plans, specifications, and drawings.
  • Some experience using construction estimating software and tools.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail to accurately analyze project requirements and perform quantity take-offs.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with team members, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, taking direction and guidance from Senior Estimator.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to changing technologies and processes in construction estimating.

For more information or to apply directly email james.hickey@sonastechnical.com



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