Apply for this Job

Sector: Civil Engineering | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: Between £75,000 - £95,000 depending on seniority

Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor,

Salary: €55-70k + Package,

Location: Ireland - Cork.

 My client has been established for just 50 years, boasting an annual turnover of £150M, my client is a Civils contractor operating as Part of a number of frameworks, do lots of work for National Grid & Network rail… Station upgrades, platform extensions, Access roads, Sub – stations – Highways/aviation. which range on value from £500K - £30M.

My client undertakes construction work in education, residential, leisure, commercial and industrial and has proven expertise in delivering projects effectively through negotiated, partnering, traditional, two stage and design and build contracts. Due to continued steady and measured growth, my client now requires a Senior Estimator to join their work winning team.

The Role:

  •  Implementing/maintaining and developing the estimating and commercial systems within the company.
  •  Manage the expectations of clients, designers, architects and consultants
  •  Preparation and provision of estimates in response to enquiries, create material take-offs from drawings and specification.
  •  Develop material, labour, subcontract pricing for estimates, using first principals
  •  Apply construction knowledge to ensure value engineering for clients and business development for increasing scope of works
  •  Produce complete estimates for final approval incorporating quantity take-off, labour estimate, subcontracts and material pricing.
  •  Formally submit offers to customer and liaise through the estimating process. • Handover of successful tender information in a manner that the site teams are suitability briefed The Individual: • Senior Estimators must come from a similar sized civils contractor 50M – 100M turnover
  • My client requires a Senior Estimator who has a stable work history, you MUST be able to demonstrate loyalty and longevity with previous employers
  • Senior Estimators must be able to price projects using first principals up to the value of £10M in a variety of sectors • You will have at least 5 years’ experience in the construction industry with a formal qualification relevant to construction or engineering Remuneration and Benefits:
  • In addition to the fantastic package above, my client operates off a flat management structure, which encourages professional growth whilst working in a relaxed and fun environment.
  •  My client also believes and promotes a healthy work life balance by inspires their employees to work productively by ensuring they get home at a reasonable time and have a life outside of the office.
  •  My client is offering a salary of £70 -75K (Estimator) £85k - £100k (Senior Estimator) + Company Car or Car Allowance of £6K + Pension + Healthcare + Fuel Card.
  • My client also offers 26 days annual leave, a discretionary performance bonus and discounted gym membership.

0207 609 7769


Advanced Search

Industry News

LJB News

LJB News


  • I have worked with LJB & Co for over 10 years. They have consistently delivered a solid and reliable recruitment service with the minimum fuss and without the usual 'hard-sales' approach.

    abc, Operations Director - Galliford Try

  • LJB & Co has successfully partnered our business for approximately three years. I have been extremely pleased with all aspects of their recruitment process, from the initial liaison qualifying my ...

    abc, Construction Director - Mansell - Balfour Beatty Group

  • LJB & Co quickly gained an understanding of our requirements by listening to us and taking the time to understand how we work. We get a lot of calls from recruitment companies promising the best ...

    abc, Contracts Manager - BAM Construction

  • I have used LJB & Co for over six years and have nothing but praise for the level of service I have received. The quality of candidates has always been second-to-none and I would certainly recommend ...

    abc, Commercial Manager - Willmott Dixon Group

  • LJB & Co is one of the best agencies I have come across. Their tenacious attention to detail and their work ethic is of the highest level. They approach all challenges in a consultative manner, ...

    abc, Director - Climate Facilities

  • I have used LJB & Co as my preferred agency of choice for almost 10 years. They are a completely ethical and trustworthy organisation with a thorough understanding of the Construction industry and ...

    abc, Senior Project Manager - Overbury Plc

  • I have known the team at LJB & Co for nearly 15 years. They were supplying me with staff in London prior to my departure overseas for which they provided valuable leads. They secured a number of ...

    abc, Operations Director - Services & Trade Co LLC

Read More