Job Ref: 3097 Recruiter: Tracey Hayden Principal recruiter kppm 0861702901
Country: Ireland Location: Dublin
Job Category: Construction, Process, Pharma Life Science, Salary Range: €Hourly rate

Job Description

Estimator ( Senior or Intermediate for Dublin)

My client is looking a talented Estimator at Intermediate or Senior level with experience working on large scale industrial projects such as Pharmaceutical, Semi-conductor or Data Centre projects.

The Estimator to  form part of the Estimating team to deliver estimating functions across all projects in within the business unit.. Experience completing estimates from both a top-down and bottom-up methodology based on design information at feasibility, concept and basic design stages. Experience in project controls and quantity surveying is desirable.

This position requires extensive experience in cost engineering, quantity surveying or estimating fields. This should include experience on a project construction site and experience in a related industrial sector.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Operating Procedures for estimating activities and ensure implementation
  • Standardise the estimating delivery of the projects, tools, templates, filing structures
  • Develop and implement estimate plans for projects
  • Compile project estimates in accordance with the approved estimate plans and standard operating procedures
  • Complete estimate risk analysis and contingency calculations
  • Present and review estimates with project team and senior management
  • Present and review estimates with clients
  • Consolidation of benchmark information in a centralised and traceable location to ensure that all project learnings are captured and incorporated and project commencement and completion
  • Ensure that systems are in place and effective, and that all estimating requirements of Project Management, and the Client are being satisfied.
  • Strive to improve templates and processes for estimate delivery, leveraging the IT tools available such as Cost-x, Navisworks, excel and other tools to improve the productive delivery of the estimating function.
  • Continually look for ways to improve work processes
  • Analyse outside commercial approaches and information for best practices



  • BSc or MSc in a recognised Industry field (Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or Engineering)
  • Chartered Membership of Engineers Ireland, SCSI or equivalent is an advantage

This is contract position and hourly contract rate will depend on experience

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