Estimator - Belfast

Posted 15 September 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameAisling Bishop

Job description

Estimator | Pre-construction | Belfast

Vickerstock are working in partnership with a Tier 1 Civil and Build contractor working on projects across NI and the UK. This main contractor has a well-known reputation for delivering high-end, high-quality project delivery. The scope of this company's contracts ranges from Flood Protection, Ports, Stadia, Educational and commercial fit out. This role would be suitable for an experienced Estimator with a background in major builds, Quantity surveyors and other backgrounds may also be considered for this role.

What's in it for you?

You will have the opportunity to develop your career within a tier 1 contractor, where you will be given clear progression pathways with real structure, while working alongside an experienced, supportive team who value and encourage growth within the company.

You will also avail of the hybrid working model, 33 days holiday per annum, Life Assurance and generous pension contributions.

This role would be ideal for an individual who wants to work for one of a progressive main contractor, who's ambition is to learn and progress to senior level.

Your new role as an Estimator

In your new role, working alongside the Head of Estimating within the Pre-construction team you will work to prepare accurate take-offs, to assist and produce detailed and competitive tenders, assisting with Bids for new contracts, monitor the stages of projects to ensure budgets are in line with forecasting. Planning and managing timescales for jobs to be carried out ensuring deadlines are met, analyse quotes for prelims and materials. Some travel will be involved in this role as you will attend client/ site meetings occasionally, as demanded by the project.

What you will need to succeed as an Estimator

  • 5+ years' experience working on projects ranging from 1 million - 10 million
  • Experience using Estimating software i.e., Causeway, Conquest etc
  • Knowledge of Microsoft packages, confident in presenting information.
  • Good communication, negotiation and numeracy skills required.


  • Degree OR HND level education in construction relevant subject or engineering

For a confidential discussion on this, or any other vacancy in the commercial construction sector contact Aisling Bishop at Vickerstock recruitment.