Graduate QS – Estimating department

Company Overview

Collen Construction is a family owned company, with a history dating back over 200 years and a reputation for building quality and excellence. The firm is currently ranked in the top ten main building contractors in Ireland, and has experience in private and public-sector projects, as design and build contractor, management contractor and joint venture partner.
The company’s portfolio includes projects ranging in value from under €1 million up to €700 million
•commercial office fit-outs •data centres •life sciences •industrial warehousing •retail •conservation •refurbishment

Role and Responsibilities

The candidate will be working within the Estimating Dept in the capacity of QS and as backup to the Estimators. This role will expose the candidate to all forms of construction in sectors such as Commercial, Pharma, Industrial, Residential, Data Centre’s, Conservation & Civil.

The role includes but is not limited to:

  • Assessing tender documents and breaking down into work packages
  • Tender enquiries
  • Daily engagement with the supply chain
  • Bill of Quantity production
  • Site visits

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Quantity Surveying Degree or equivalent
  • IT Proficient
  • Experience in on-screen take-offs & some experience in the use of estimating software would be beneficial
  • Comfortable working to strict deadlines

Other Information

A high level of training will be provided
Career progression will provide opportunities within both the QS and the Estimating department in a leading construction company with operations across Europe
High exposure to broad sectors of the construction industry