Building estimator - North Dublin

Building Estimator – North Dublin
Our Client is a well-established structured medium sized main contractor based in North Dublin
Due to their expanding work load they are seeking to expand the estimating department to include a senior estimator working alongside a bid manager and administrative team reporting directly to the estimating director.

To be responsible for pricing tender opportunities by implementing estimating strategies on each bid.
To manage the estimating process and procedures in bidding.
Oversee and/or interrogate design options and ‘value’ solutions, and if appropriate, identify the
attractiveness of a project based on sound estimating principles.
Review customer’s drawings and specifications to prepare accurate costing sheets for
materials, labour and equipment
Review tender documents and submission requirements, ensuring all financial information is
identified and provided and accurate compliant design proposals are included
Establish and agree key plant rates
Agree with engineering and planning key methods, outputs and plant selection
Detailed analysis of subcontractors’ analysis
Manage and coordinate the preparation of preliminary and general expense pricing, including
plant schedules and risk assessment
Prepare tender settlement papers and carry out any belated adjustments as a result of tender


Good working knowledge of pricing and quantification methods is required.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners under time pressure. Experience of leading a team is desirable.
Able to be a strong team player, as well as work on their own initiative.
A desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on the customer and the
business is required.
Proficiency in IT, numeracy and MS Office Basic & Estimating Systems is essential.

Salary and conditions are very much negotiable for the right candidate.

Please apply for this position to Kevin Clair through this website. You can contact kevin on 01 4586006/0872790484, or you can make contact with Kevin through Linkedin.

Your recruiter has 20 years’ experience in construction recruitment and will fully respect your right to confidentiality

About KCM:
Established in 2004, KCM is owned and managed by construction professionals who recruit solely in the construction sector both in Ireland and internationally. We offer 100% confidentiality to candidates and specialise in finding roles within the construction industry for candidates who are returning from oversees or professionals who are looking at new opportunities in the domestic market.
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