Estimator

Company Overview

Established over 60 years Walls is a privately owned company and is one of Ireland’s leading building contractors. We have a proven track record in a diverse range of sectors including commercial, healthcare, education, industrial, retail, conservation and tourism/leisure. Our history and reputation has been built by undertaking projects that deliver the best outcomes for our stakeholders; clients, design teams, contracting partners, suppliers and employees. We understand that with every construction project the key to success is forming strong relationships, providing flexible and value based solutions and ensuring that our promises are kept.

Role and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be involved in tendering for all construction projects.

Duties will include preparing and collating accurate, detailed and timely tenders based on drawings, specifications, bills of quantities and other information so as to secure profitable work orders. This involves sourcing subcontractor and supplier quotations, analysing information for ambiguity, risk and qualification and seeking clarification where necessary.

The successful candidate will assist in the ongoing development of systems and procedures used in tendering and will keep up to date with contractual changes and other developments in the construction industry. They will work both in a team and on their own initiative and will have excellent IT skills include familiarity with MS office applications including Excel and a QS or related package.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

Candidates should have at least five years’ experience in an estimating or an estimating/QS role together with third level qualifications in QS or a related construction discipline.

Other Information

An attractive remuneration package will be provided, as will opportunities for continuous professional development, including active membership of CIOB or a relevant professional body.

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