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Junior Estimator - Painting and Decorating

Job Title: Junior Estimator - Painting and Decorating
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East London, London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
REF: JEST30012020_1580718620
Contact Name: Oliver Brittain
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Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Junior Estimator

Job Type: Permanent

Sector: Painting & Decorating

Salary: £25k-£35k + Package

Location: South East London

Job Description

My client currently has an opening for a Junior Estimator who has completed a BSc in Construction Management/Commercial Management. As a Junior Estimator, you will be in charge of conducting accurate cost analyses and estimations; preparing preliminary estimates for conceptual projects and assisting the companies Senior Estimators with direct cost reports. My client is a well-known Painting and Decorating sub-contractor who carry out work on behalf of some of the industry's top tier contractors. My client specialises in projects including refurbishments, remodelling as well as all aspects of Painting & Decorating Services.

The company currently has an opening for a Junior Estimator with the aim for the candidate to be trained and guided through the process of carrying out surveys, checking site process, reviewing labour schedules, comparing to progress on site and pricing variations and gradually working up to contractual agreements.

The successful candidate will join their experienced commercial team on delivering packages upwards of £10 million, creating tenders for future work and visiting and evaluating current packages. My client is one of the best Painting and Decorating companies in London, they have been established for many years and are highly recommended by industries biggest refurbishment and fit-out company across the UK.

Along with this great reputation, the company is offering a competitive salary along with great scope for progression within their commercial team.


  • Reviewing labour schedules and comparing to progress on site
  • Pricing variations
  • Checking site progress (visit site), record progress and transfer onto monthly payment applications
  • Contractual agreements
  • Reviewing drawings, keeping a note of any changes
  • Assist in tenders for future projects


  • Full driving licence required
  • CSCS card ideal but not a necessity
  • BSc Construction Management related

This role is offering the opportunity for the right person to progress a career in Estimating and establish themselves within a high-growth subcontractor that is known for excellence across London and Home Counties.

If you feel your previous experience would suit the role and you are ready for the next step in your career, please apply directly or contact Ollie Brittain on 020 7248 0000 to discuss the role in more detail.


Tags: Graduate Estimator, Junior Estimator, Assistant Estimator