Estimator (Main Contractor) – Cork City

Salary: Negotiable

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Estimator to join a well-established contractor in Cork city. They specialise in the delivery of commercial, healthcare, hotels and schools projects with project values ranging from €5m-€50m. The ideal candidate for the role will have relevant built environment experience and be seeking a long-term opportunity in the Cork region.

Role Description:Estimator

  • Manage all aspects of the tendering process within the company
  • Break down tenders and issue to supply chain to tender
  • Collate and analyse returned tenders to ensure a compliant tender is achieved
  • Prepare and present cost/risk analysis
  • Manage all aspects of tender including technical and financial assessments
  • Liaise with senior construction person regarding construction methodologies and program
  • Chair project preliminaries and tender finalisation with Senior Management
  • Auditing and reporting on sub-contractor/suppliers’ returns

Skills and Requirements: 

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an estimating or quantity surveying role in the UK or Ireland
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to read, understand and organise construction plans and specifications
  • Strong organisational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently while exercising great judgement
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Strong ability to multitask, prioritise and work well under pressure to meet established deadlines

Skype interview can be facilitated for suitable candidates located overseas.