Senior Estimator - Wexford

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 6660 Date Posted: Wednesday 01 Nov 2023

Senior Estimator           Wicklow €65-75k

The Company

A very busy contractor, who are working on projects across Dublin and Wicklow are on the lookout for an experienced Estimator to join their commercial team. Our client works across a range of sectors to deliver top quality projects, including commercial, fitout, residential and retail. 

The ideal candidate will have good CSA experience and will be responsible for estimating the costs of the Civil, Structural, and Architectural elements of construction projects across Leinster.  A fantastic opportunity for a hardworking individual to join a well-established contractor who operates across Ireland and the UK and develop your career whilst earning an enticing salary!

The Role

  • Liaise with customers and project managers
  • Management of commercial and contractual aspects of relationships with customers, consultants and subcontractors
  • Measure, price, negotiate and agree budgets and costs for variations to project scope
  • Check project costs are correct and raise/resolve queries where necessary
  • Attend pre-contract meetings, liaise with a wide range of construction professionals, and ensure timely completion of agreed actions
  • Produce and maintain up to date procurement schedules
  • Compile and issue invitations to tender, analyse subcontractor quotations and make recommendations for placement of orders
  • Compile subcontract orders for approval
  • Visit site to measure and value works completed
  • Assess subcontractor payment entitlement and process payments
  • Carry out reconciliation of cost and value to date/forecast to keep the management team informed of project performance
  • Work closely with contract and site management staff to support the smooth running of the office and the site, carrying out other duties as required
  • Assist in the guidance and development of junior surveyors
  • Other commercial matters as required

What you need

  • Hold Degree in Quantity Surveying / Construction Management
  • Motivated, driven and works well within team
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • 4+ years experience

For any more information on the role please contact Fionnuala Lambe on 015314886 or 02830898345.

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