CSA Estimator – Dublin (Ballymount)
Our client is an International Building & Engineering Contractor headquartered in Ireland. The business has grown from being a Mechanical & Electrical contractor to a pan-European Main Contractor providing building solutions across the industry to include Data Centres, Life Sciences, Commercial, Pharmaceutical & Industrial. Projects range in value from €30M to in excess €300M
They are now seeking an experienced CSA Estimator to join their fast paced team in Dublin South West (RedCow), who will thrive working within a collaborative environment delivering fast paced market leading schemes within the Data Centre sector. Managed by the Estimating Director, the Estimating Department is divided into three disciplines – Civil, Structural & Architectural (CSA); Mechanical; and Electrical.
Preparing estimates based on drawings and specifications. Manage quantities and prepare a pricing document. Obtain pricing for elements of the building from Irish and European subcontractors and suppliers. Utilise spreadsheets to compare subcontractor’s bids and quotations, and to demonstrate reasoning for selecting subcontractors. Assist in the maintaining of the cost data base.
Present the estimate to the Estimating Director, and to the Board of Directors, where and when required. Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers, etc.)
Keep informed with developments in the construction industry.
Participate in the development of procedures to ensure a high standard of quality control in the documents produced by the Estimating Department.
Co-operate with the application of quality assurance procedures.
Engage in personal development planning and performance review procedures, as required.
Perform other such duties appropriate to the position as may be assigned from time to time by Management.
Ensure confidentiality is maintained with respect to all information obtained during employment, particularly with respect to information provided by, or obtained from, others.
Understand the requirement to achieve a high level of quality in the production of subcontractor tender documentation and tender submission.
Understand the company’s high standards of safety. Able to identify potential risks on a project.
A Quantity Surveying or Estimating background with M&E experience of at least 3 years.
Possess an acceptable proficiency, both written and oral, in the English language.
Knowledge of FIDIC contracts is desirable.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.