Trainee Estimator

19th January 2021

Founded in 1978, Clark Contracts Ltd is a privately owned main contractor with five operating divisions; Construction, Fit Out, Small Works, Maintenance and Manufactured Joinery. We employ over 200 people with offices in the East and West of Scotland.


The proportion of business derived from repeat customers each year has averaged 76% over the past ten years and 72% of customer’s rate our service as ‘Impressive’ or ‘First Class’.


We are looking to recruit a Trainee Estimator in our Paisley  Office.


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 estimators 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


The successful candidate will be given full support in becoming a fully qualified Estimator.


This is a full time, permanent position and will be based at our head office in Paisley. For more information or to apply, please contact our recruitment team on


Candidates who apply for this role will have their data stored for the purposes of the recruitment process. The storage of your data complies with The General Data Protection Regulation. Full details of what is stored and how can be found in our Recruitment Privacy Notice.

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