Estimator / Sales Assistant

Estimator / Sales Assistant

About Us

Murphy Surveys is the leading monitoring and engineering surveying company in the British Isles. Established 35 years ago in Ireland, we now have over 140 employees in Ireland and over 90 employees in the UK. We cover many areas of surveying such as BIM, topographic surveys, setting out, monitoring of tunnels, buildings and railways, river surveys, measured building surveys, utility & GPR surveys and much more.

About the position

We are still growing strongly in the UK and are looking for an experienced and skilled estimator for our sales department. This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious sales or estimator candidates who will work with our Sales Department team. The candidate should have a versatile experience on surveying techniques including but not limited to general topographical surveys, traversing, laser scanning works, CAD processing etc. Also, an appreciation of BIM discipline will be preferred.

Key Accountabilities

  • Prepare quotations for projects
  • Create and follow through leads with new and existing clients
  • Manage strong relationships with current clients
  • Supplier inquiries
  • Work in collaboration with sales and estimators of other departments


  • 2/3 years’ experience (minimum)
  • Strong knowledge within surveying industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ambition to learn and develop
  • Possess an understanding of surveying including but not limited to general topographical surveys, traversing, laser scanning works, CAD processing, understanding of variations between 2D and 3D drawing and its implications on quoting etc.
  • Appreciation of BIM discipline


  • Customer Focus
  • Time and Priority Management
  • Relevant Qualifications and/or relevant experience
  • Understand scopes of work and project requirements
  • Appreciation of BIM discipline
  • Communication skills
  • Possess the ability to work with autonomy or as part of a team
  • Flexibility to understand and accommodate clients’ requirements in terms of time and budget

What we offer

  • Competitive salary £30,000 – £40,000 (dependent on experience)
  • Flexible working
  • Sales and Bid Writing training (if required)
  • Commitment to your personal development
  • Career progression and opportunities
  • Private medical insurance (after probation)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Regular company social events

Murphy Surveys UK Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.

Strictly No Agencies

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