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Brightpath Recruitment Ltd.
Strandhill, Co. Sligo.

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Lead CSA Estimator

Location: North Dublin
Entered: 17 July 2024
Salary: EUR0 per year
Duration: Permanent

Lead CSA Estimator

Location: Dublin/Hybrid/Remote

Salary: €80-95k plus benefits, support for further education and assistance in gaining charterships such as MCSCI & MRICS

Join an Irish based engineering contractor that delivers innovative and complex projects in sectors such as data centre, building services and healthcare. One of the largest contractors of their kind, they can offer you a role where you will be a key part of major Data Centre and Pharmaceutical projects. This ensures that you will be able to stand out as an expert in your discipline.

As a company that is proactive in developing initiatives that help people to continually advance their careers, your progression will be supported through a variety of methods. These include on-line learning, management development & leadership programmes and significant promotion opportunities. They will continue to invest in you and prioritise an excellent work/life balance, making this an excellent company to be a part of.

If you want to join an industry-leading company where you can make your mark in the industry, this could be the opportunity that you have been looking for.

The Lead CSA Estimator will be responsible for the preparation of detailed CSA estimates from start to finish.  The CSA team are based out of head office but with this role there is scope for the candidate to work a hybrid work model or work remotely with bi-weekly visits to Dublin HQ.

Your role will involve

  • Take full responsibility for the project bid, from initial estimation to final presentation to the Group CSA Estimation Manager.
  • Review tender documentation, create a project overview outlining required scope and tender components, and assess phased requirements.
  • Study drawings, specifications, addenda, and related materials to identify measurable work elements for inclusion in the Bill of Quantities, while also considering phasing needs.
  • Utilize Cost X estimation practices for both 2D and 5D applications, collaborating with design team members to gather essential data.
  • Source quotations from local vendors or subcontractors, scrutinize quotes for scope discrepancies, and accurately integrate figures into the bid.
  • Organize mid-bid meetings with the supply chain, conduct thorough analysis of Sub-Contractor trade package tenders, and work closely with the construction team to capture actual cost rates and lead times.


You will need:

  • QS qualification
  • At least 7yrs QS/Estimating experience
  • Previous Data Centre exp
  • Proficient in use of Cost X
  • Bluebeam and BIM 360 record tendering

 For further information on this role, please email or call on 0876210726






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