Estimator – Cork

April 29, 2022
Cork, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
Education Requirements
Third Level Degree
Experience Requirements
3 Years
Job Responsibilities
See Description
Job Industry
Construction, Engineering and Architecture
Job Order



  • Top 10 main building contractor in Ireland.
  • Prestigious multi-million euro projects.
  • Excellent remuneration package and career development.

Estimator – Excellent opportunity for ambitious Estimator to join a prestigious main building contractor on large multi-million-euro projects in the Munster area. The Estimator will work closely with the Commercial Manager and the project team from the earliest stages of the project. This opportunity comes with a first class remuneration package and a clear scope for career development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and collating tenders by a given deadline based on the scope of work, plans, specification, BOQ’s schedules and inspections.
  • Prepare estimates by compiling take-off based on scope of work and entering in to computer estimating system, review computer printout for accuracy and completeness.
  • Managing and interfacing of tendering process with the various departments and the timely submitting of the tender.
  • Dealing with pre-designed and design enquiries from initial contact to final submission.
  • Assist in compiling submissions of inclusions, exclusions, clarifications and program of works.
  • Manage the quotations request process and review quotations for completeness.
  • Predict possible issues and pitfalls of projects, and advise the bid team of project risks and solutions.
  • Follow up on submitted tenders and document the relevant feedback.
  • Liaising and reporting to procurement department in relation to on-going project submissions.
  • Reviewing tender enquiries and tender analysis for projects and advise of any concerns or value engineering details as appropriate.
  • Management of subcontractor re-measuring on a project by project basis.
  • Breaking down large fixture packages into trade packages and sub-contracting sections of the work.
  • Processing of variations and updating financial contract information.
  • Analysing sub-contractor quotations and checking inclusions and exclusions.
  • Client presentations.
  • Working with quantity surveyors to estimate the type and amount of materials necessary to deliver the contract against the agreed specifications.

Necessary Requirements:

  1. Third Level Qualification in Quantity Surveying/Construction Economics.
  2. 3/5 years’ experience in estimation with a main contractor.
  3. Excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications and other programs such as Billsoft.
  4. Knowledge of current rates and subcontracting agreements in the Irish Market.
  5. Strong and effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  6. Analytical thinker with demonstrated problem solving skills.
  7. Previous people management experience required.
  8. Ability to work in a team or on own initiative.
  9. Ability to perform multiple tasks at a high level of quality.
  10. Ability to work well under pressure and within a strict deadline environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter, highly motivated individual, within a dynamic and ambitious company. An excellent remuneration package will be available to the right candidate. If you match these criteria or come close to please apply to Criostoir Davey at Oradeo Recruitment via email [email protected] or by telephone on +353 (1) 687 7188

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