Job ref: AECSAES05 Salary: £75k Location: Dublin, Dublin
Our client is an established engineering & construction main contractor undertaking a number of new build data centre schemes across Europe. They undertake a full turnkey solution and are constructing these data centres from the initial groundworks stage rght the way through to the M&E installation, fit out and handover.
The Estimating Dept. is managed by the Estimating Director and is divided into three disciplines (i) Civil, Structural & Architectural (CSA); (ii) Mechanical & (iii) Electrical.
Our client is currently seeking an CSA Estimator to work with the existing CSA Estimating team in their office in Dublin, Ireland.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
· Preparing estimates based on drawings and specifications.
· Ability to take-off quantities and to prepare a pricing document.
· Obtain pricing for elements of the building from Irish and European subcontractors and suppliers.
· Utilize spreadsheets to compare subcontractor’s bids and explain the reasons why a particular subcontractor has been chosen.
· Assist in the maintaining of the cost data base.
· Present the estimate to the Estimating Director and when necessary to the Board of Directors
· Keep up to date with developments in the construction industry
· Participate in the development of procedures to ensure a high standard of quality control in the documents produced by the Estimating Dept.
· Engage in personal development planning and performance review procedures, as required.
· Ensure confidentiality is maintained with respect to all information obtained during the course of employment, particularly with respect to information provided by, or obtained from, others
· A minimal amount of travel throughout Europe will be required.
Quality, Safety & Risk
· Understand the requirement to achieve a high level of quality in the production of subcontractor tender documentation.
· Be able to identify potential risks on a project.
· A Quantity Surveying or Estimating background with at least 3 years satisfactory experience.
· Have successfully completed and graduated from a third level degree course accredited to at least NFQ Level 7 in quantity surveying, construction economics or an equivalent relevant area of study.
· Be included on, or eligible for inclusion on, the register of Quantity Surveyors maintained by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland in accordance with the Building Control Act, 2007.
· Be entitled to full membership of the SCSI, RICS or CIOB
· Possess an acceptable proficiency, both written and oral, in the English language.
· Knowledge of FIDIC contracts
· Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and in at least one of the more widely used QS BQ production software packages – e.g. Buildsoft or CostX.
· Current Safepass card
· Possession of a driving licence entitling the holder to drive a car in the Republic of Ireland unaccompanied by a licensed driver.