Company Overview

Established in 2005, Building Staff Solutions (BSS) is one of Ireland’s leading outsourced solutions provider and recruitment specialists. We provide managed solutions within the construction and industrial sectors as well as temporary and permanent recruitment solutions for a variety of industries, providing qualified staff for short-term & permanent placements. BSS has a proven expertise in Construction, Industrial, Financial Services, Accountancy & Finance, Administrative Support and Sales & Marketing working with some of the largest companies and organisations in Ireland and the UK.

BSS can provide a range of staff from Graduates to Senior Managers to suit a client’s specific requirements.

Role and Responsibilities

Building Staff Solutions (BSS) are currently seeking an Estimator or QS in the Kilkenny region to work on behalf of Building Contractor that specializes in Modular construction. The main role will be tendering and managing high tech projects.Attractive salary package & benefits available for the right candidate.

Main Duties:

  • Preparing commercial tender return documents and estimates.
  • Measuring quantities, interpreting & developing the scope of works.
  • Cost preliminaries based on contract duration and requirements.
  • Issuing & appraisal of sub-contractor and supplier RFQ’s.
  • Provide Value engineering options (VE) and associated costs utilising innovation and the supply chain to ensure we add value in our tender where appropriate.
  • Management and scheduling of workload.
  • Attending mid-bid and tender clarification meetings.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Degree in Construction Economics & Management or Construction related degree.
  • Min 3 years’ estimating or QS experience.
  • Understanding of, or previous experience with modular construction or internal fitout.
  • Good management of supply chain and client relationships.
  • Have previous experience in the use of Conquest or other estimating software.
  • Have previous experience of navigating a Navisworks file.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, written and spoken communication skills.

Other Information

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please click apply or call James on 0852523821 today.


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Job Type: Permanent