Senior Estimator, Clare

Job Details

Our client an award winning contractor is looking to add an Estimator to their award winning in Clare. Scope of projects: include Commercial, residential and Civil.


  • Hold a Degree in Construction Economics or Quantity Surveying
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience
  • Ability to price and estimate projects

Duties include:

  • The Senior Estimator’s role is to lead estimates for civil and building works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures.
  • Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyse blue prints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labour costs vs estimates.
  • Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures
  • Competent in all forms of estimating packages, Microsoft excel and word
  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments or construction manager/supervisors to discuss cost.
  • Monitor cost from vendors or subcontractors, explores variances, manging issues in conjunction with manager, deals with cost overseas and recovery.
  • Reports on actual costs and examines estimates used by management for purpose such as planning, organising and schedule work.
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project manager.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting system and procedures.
  • Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost date to be effective on cost reduction.