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Estimator - Commercial Buildings

Dublin, Country: Ireland
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Job Description

Preparing and collating accurate, detailed and timely tenders based on drawings, specifications, bills of quantities, and other information to secure profitable work orders.

Sourcing subcontractor and supplier quotations, analysing information for ambiguity, risk, and qualification and seeking clarification where necessary.

Preparation of estimates (Both for Direct & Indirect costs

Analysis of engineering drawings

Material take-offs

Preparation of sub-contractor and supplier enquiries and contract documents

Liaison with clients, sub-contractors and suppliers and handle any queries

Liaison with sub-consultant and in-house engineering design teams

Assessment of different options and solutions

Attending pre and post tender meetings/presentations including presenting estimates to Directors.

Preparing BOQ’s under ARM & NRM for various construction schemes in Ireland and GBThe successful candidate will assist in the ongoing development of systems and procedures used in tendering and will keep up to date with contractual changes and other developments in the construction industry.

You will work both in a team and on their own initiative and will have excellent IT skills include familiarity with MS office applications including Excel and a QS or related package.


You should have at least 2 years’ experience in an estimating or an Estimating/QS role together with third level qualifications in QS or a related construction discipline.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Have an inquisitive mind, which will challenge and improve processes and procedures

Excellent analytical and organisational skills

Ability to work within a team and autonomously

Possess a good understanding of Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Be results orientated


€45k - €65k basic salary and negotiable dependent on experience

Full time permanent staff role with great career prospects

Excellent company benefits


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are an Estimator interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

JobContax do not send CVs to clients without candidate permission.

With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Estimators in Dublin and Ireland.

Due to the large volume of applications, JobContax may not be able to respond directly to every individual.


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