Senior Estimator

Vision Contracting is a multi-disciplined Building and Civil Engineering Company. It is the mission of Vision Contracting to become the best in its field and to do so with integrity, honesty and professionalism. We are committed to offering a quality service and to do so in a safe and trustworthy manner.

Job Summary
The Quantity Surveyor / Estimator is required to work within a highly motivated team, delivering both Design & Build and Traditional bids covering a range of disciplines.
The Successful Candidate will be expected to work on their own initiative but work, proactively within a team to produce detailed and competitive tender submissions and will report directly to the Estimating Manager. The Estimator must have prior experience pricing projects from €250,000 up to 40M, with a min. of 5 years’ experience.

Location: Cork
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable

• Appropriate Academic and Construction Qualification, with detailed Building and Fitout Knowledge.
• Good communication skills to communicate with all members of the pre-construction/procurement team, Clients, • Consultants and Directors.
• Membership of a professional institution.
• Proven estimating experience in Building and fitout knowledge.
• Min. of 5 years’ experience in estimating.
• Preferable experience in Design and Build projects, Main Contractor, CSA Contractor and Fit-Out.
• Previous Experience and working knowledge of Buildsoft and Conquest would also be preferable but not essential.
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office package.

• Responsible for the preparation of the tender with assistance from the pre-construction team.
• Upon receipt of tender documents, review and prepare a report, including tender deliverables.
• Undertake a site inspection and prepare a report. Compile an appropriate risk register and update accordingly.
• Prepare and send out Tender enquiries to supply chain and review quotations received.
• Prepare Tender sum analysis, priced document/Bill of Quantities. Cross check/take off quantities from drawings as required.
• Attend, both internal and external tender review meetings with the procurement team.
• Liaise with Design Consultants to obtain design information and review value engineering proposals/construction processes.
• Prepare post tender valuation of submission to the construction team.
• Deal with design team post tender queries.
• File tender documentation in accordance with the company procedure.
• Attend handover meeting to brief the construction team
• Review production analysis and update.

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