Estimator - Civils - Water - Kildare

Location: Ireland

EUR 50,000 - 70,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1902-13025

Consultant: Elaine Burke

Have you minimum 3 years estimating experience on civils projects with a Main or D&B Contractor?

Are you interested in working with an international Design & Build contractor in Kildare

If you have the relevant experience, contact Elaine on +353-1-9696684 or send your CV to


Estimator - Civils - Water - Kildare



Our client is an award winning international Design & Build Contractor, who invests heavily in the development of their staff.


Job Description

Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters

Ensure that the tender provides the “winning strategy” including margin/profit decisions.

Contribute to the management team maintaining close contact with other departments.

Contribute to the development of novel value engineered solutions with innovative and alternate ideas.

Produce enquiry schedules for scope of works and packages required from the tender documentation, drawings and specifications under the guidance of the Senior Estimator.

Identify tender deliverables required from the project designers with the aid of the Senior Estimator.

Prepare subcontract packages as necessary with the aid of the Senior Estimator.

Prepare and maintain robust, accurate, cost estimates for projects

Evaluate quotations returned from suppliers and where necessary enter into correspondence to bring quotations in line with the project specific requirements.

Prepare accurate quantity take-offs from project documentation.

Prepare activity schedules for projects; utilising appropriate estimating software.

Provide input for or maintain the project risk register.

Prepare BOQ for scopes of projects on estimating programmes such as CCS Candy.

Prepare commercial documents for handover to the project execution team.

Develop direct reports in accordance with company policy.

Contribute to the development of standard procedures.

Attend meetings (pre and post tender) with Professional Team and Client.

Attend site visits.


A degree in Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying

3+ years’ estimating experience on projects up to £5m

Be able to complete civil take offs from first principles

Be able to review ITT Technical & Commercial documentation on an individual project basis

Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint)

Good communication skills including presentations and ability to negotiate and persuade others.

A good understanding of the various forms of contract



€50 - 70K per annum depending on experience

Our client's packages include very competitive salary, health insurance, pension, bonus, company vehicle/allowance depending on role



Elaine Burke is the consultant managing this position. 

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact him by e-mail or phone +353-1-9696684


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