Senior Estimator

  • BSS Building Staff Solutions
  • Ireland
  • Oct 05, 2018
Permanent Estimator

Job Description

Building Staff Solutions (BSS) an ambitious, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual with a proven track record as an Estimator with a Main Contractor to work with one of our Leading Main Contractor Clients.

Your Responsibilities

Reviewing tender enquiries and preparation of detailed tender review reports.
Full responsibility for estimating construction projects.
Liaising with the design team, PQS firm or other to ensure detail and specifications are met.
Attending and updating regular pipeline meetings to review current tender submissions.
Sourcing pre-project information.
Breaking down large fixture packages into trade packages and sub-contracting sections of the work.
Analysing sub-contractor quotations and checking inclusions and exclusions.
Assisting in the process of sub-contractor selection.
Performing other duties and projects as assigned.

What you need to have

Third level degree in Quantity Surveying or similar
10 years of Estimating experience, with at least 5 of those in Main Contracting.
Strong IT Skills in MS Excel, Project, Word and Pricing packages
Proven track record in dealing with Design Teams, Subcontractors and Clients
Thorough understanding of specifications, bills of quantities, and drawings to include an exceptional accuracy in measurement capabilities.
Highly capable of extracting quantities from drawings and issuing inquiries to subcontractors and suppliers to ensure that accurate quotations are received for pricing within specified time frames.
Good Level of legal awareness and competence in assessing Contract Documents and contract requirements
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent organisation and time management skills with ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at once.
Should have the ability to work well in a team based environment
Experience of using “Conquest” Package would be an advantage

What you get in return

Excellent working environment
Latest available training to assist you in your role
Competitive Salary
Work for a highly driven organisation that prides itself on delivery of service and customer satisfaction.

If you would like to know more, give Michael O Hara a call to discuss in complete confidence. 

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