Job Ref: 3308 Recruiter: tom@kppm.ie
Country: Ireland Location: Dublin (North)
Job Category: Building Services, Construction, Finance, Salary Range: €up to €55k for the right individual

Job Description

Estimator with 2 to 4 years experience (Dublin)

We are looking to talk to ambitious individuals who want to grow their careers with an international company.   A leading integrated cost and Project Management consultancy who are  part of a large consulting engineering group of companies from concept design stage through to project hand over.  They  place a great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of their staff. Dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise.  They offer a benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.  They are committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, they value applications from all backgrounds and cultures and ability.

Office / Remote working from home conditions (50%/50%)

Suitable applicants Will have a 3rd levelled degree in Quantity Surveying / Construction Economics or related field plus a Minimum 2 years experience working as an estimator.

  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities.
  • Working knowledge of commercially available construction cost estimating system.
  • Working knowledge of electronic take-off software.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills. Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work with other department members as a team.
  • Must be an independent, reliable and precise with strong work ethics.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience as a Cost Analyst w/ use of work breakdown structures.
  • IT Competent, must understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Office Suite.

Job Description   The Estimator will be responsible for preparing cost estimates for specific disciplines and provide business support to senior staff as directed.

Duties will include:

  • Analyse drawings and other documents and prepares detailed cost estimates.
  • Perform accurate quantity take-offs of available design documents.
  • Obtain accurate and up to date pricing information for databases, contractors, suppliers, etc. to utilize in estimates.
  • Input estimate take-off information for specific discipline and develops unit cost pricing.
  • Work with architects and engineers to develop clear understanding of project scope for preparation of estimate.
  • Develop relationships with members of all firms and project team members.
  • Assist in ways to make projects more efficient. Seeks ways to improve accuracy and efficiency of tasks.
  • Maintain project documents such as drawings and specifications in an organized and reasonable manner.
  • Maintain and updates data library of costs.
  • Prepare cost reconciliation between two or more estimates and explains variance cost drivers. Desirable skills/attributes:
  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities.
  • Working knowledge of commercially available construction cost estimating system.
  • Working knowledge of electronic take-off software.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills. Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work with other department members as a team.
  • Must be an independent, reliable and precise with strong work ethics.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience as a Cost Analyst w/ use of work breakdown structures.
  • IT Competent, must understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Office Suite.

Salary: Up to €55k for the right candidate

For further information or to apply:  Contact Tom Doyle at kppm,  P: 086 8205038.   E: tom@kppm.ie

or email tom@kppm.ie

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