Assistant Estimator

9th March 2018

Founded in 1978, Clark Contracts Ltd is a privately owned main contractor with six operating divisions; Construction, Fit Out, Small Works, Retail, Maintenance and Manufactured Joinery. We employ over 250 people with offices in the East and West of Scotland.


We are looking to recruit an Assistant Estimator to join the business. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 12 months experience working for either a sub-contractor or main contractor within the construction industry.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Contracts Management, Estimating and Quantity Surveying departments to ensure the commercial viability of contracts
  • Take active role in Clark Contracts Supply Chain Management Initiative to ensure relationships are developed with subcontractors
  • Ensuring tenders are submitted on time and with the lowest net cost
  • Assisting a team of surveyors within the Company
  • Fully embrace the companies Customers 1st campaign to continually improve the way we deal with our Customers
  • Additional duties as required


  • Strong academic background, with a focus on mathematics
  • Comfortable in ability to solve problems by acting on own initiative
  • IT literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

This is a permanent role and will be based in our Newbridge office in the outskirts of Edinburgh. For more information or to apply, please contact our recruitment team on

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