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Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

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  • Salary:

    £57.1k - 74.7k per year + package

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    3D Personnel

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    023 8040 6071

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    10 months ago

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Vacancy: Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

Location: Co. Dublin

Salary: €65k-€85k

3D Personnel’s client is one of Ireland’s leading Construction Contractors with a healthy pipeline of work. Our client are currently seeking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor/Estimator to be based in Dublin.

The role of the Quantity Surveyor/Estimator will also require working knowledge of multiple contract forms and the ability to price contractual and project risks. 

This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious Quantity Surveyor to strategically impact our business in the pursuit of building and civils works in Ireland.


  • Analyse drawings, specifications and other documentation to coordinate the production of reliable bill of quantities and estimates;
  • Review contract/ tender/ prequalification documentation to understand commercial risks associated with individual projects;
  • Supporting the procurement of subcontract packages, suppliers, vendors and consultants, including performing tender analysis to ensure best value for money is achieved;
  • Assessing cost effectiveness of products, services, materials, etc which may be considered as value engineering proposals during the tender period;
  • Produce forecasted cash flows for tenders and projects;
  • Produce high-level budgets for tenders and projects;
  • Promote the Value Engineering alternatives to be proposed and considered at tender stage;
  • Liaise with other contractors and our supply chain partners;
  • Provide input on project bid narratives;
  • Facilitate handover of commercial information to the Contracts Manager/ Commercial Manager at project award;
  • Liaise with other team members to ensure the tender price is robust; and
  • Attend site visits, as required (additional travel requirements will be reimbursed).

Requirements for Quantity Surveyor/Estimator:

  • Third level qualification in Quantity Surveying;
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ post third level experience;
  • Good understanding of Public Works Contracts and NEC;
  • Experience in buildings and/or civils;
  • Strong IT skills using Excel, Build soft, BIM and PowerPoint; 
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently; 
  • Excellent communication, written, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Organised and good presentation of work
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment to tight deadlines and budgets