Estimator/Quantity Surveyor

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1437856

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an Estimator/Quantity Surveyor based in Saintfield Co. Down

Contract: Permanent  

Cunningham Stone Masonry Limited are one of the leading stone masonry companies in Northern Ireland and operate in both Ireland and UK. An opportunity for an Estimator/Quantity Surveyor looking to further their career within a well-known and respected specialist stone contracting company.


  • To prepare cost estimates and tenders, from receipt of enquiry to tender submission which may include preparing accurate bills of quantitates from drawings and specifications.
  • To assist and produce priced tenders that are accurate, clearly detailed, competitive and returned within deadlines.
  • Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations.
  • Negotiating and obtaining competitive quotes from suppliers.
  • Researching materials, equipment and labour costs and review potential Value Engineering options.
  • Monitor the enquiry process and submission quotation dates.
  • Managing and valuing variation accounts.
  • Attend relevant meetings/site visits.
  • Help develop costing systems and quotation templates
  • Site measure for tendering purposes.
  • Dealing with sales enquiries.



  • Educated to HND/HNC level with a minimum of 1 years estimating/quantity surveying work experience as well as a qualification in estimating or quantity surveying.


  • Degree Qualified 2:1 level or above and chartered in relevant discipline.



  • Construction Experience
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • High levels of organisational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent numerical, IT and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in fast moving Environment
  • Ability to work on initiative with minimum supervision
  • Good knowledge of construction contracts particularly JCT & NEC Form
  • The successful candidate would be expected to travel.


An attractive salary/package will be offered to the successful candidate based on experience and qualifications held.

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