Estimator, Main Contractor, Dublin - Construction

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Estimator, Main Contractor, Dublin - Construction

Location: Dublin Salary: Range depending on level of experience within specific disciplines

Estimator, Main Contractor, Dublin - Construction


Our client is a rapidly expanding Engineering & Contracting business based in Dublin offering a turnkey project delivery service across Ireland and Europe. This organisation operates within the key sectors of; data centres, pharmaceutical and technology construction.  Group turnover currently stands at over €600m but this is growing between 10% - £15% per annum. This organisation delivers projects with values from £25m to £250m and offers a full cradle-to-grave service from civils & base build through to fit out and technology installation.


Due to continued rapid growth in these sectors our client is now seeking an additional Estimator to join the pre-construction team based in their Dublin head office. This role will specifically be working on CSA construction packages (Civil, Structural & Architectural) so this role requires applicants to have experience of new build schemes gained with a building main contractor


Duties & Responsibilities will include;

Ability to take-off quantities and to prepare a pricing document

Obtaining pricing for elements of the building from Irish and European subcontractors and suppliers

Preparing estimates based on drawings and specifications

Utilising spreadsheets to compare subcontractor’s bids and justifying 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

Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)

A minimal amount of travel throughout Europe will be required.

The ability to identify potential risks (financial and buildability) on a project


The ideal applicant would hold a minimum of NFQ (or equivalent) Level 7 in Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics or an equivalent Quantity Surveying or Estimating background with at least 3 years relevant industry experience. Applicant should also be able to demonstrate a good standard or written and oral English language skills


This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing specialist contractor operating in recession proof sectors offering genuine career progression and stability


Please apply with an up to date CV in the first instance and we will contact you by return

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