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Estimating Manager



County Down


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Job Type


Date Posted

13 October, 2020

Are you an experienced Estimating Manager ideally within the M&E industry?

Do you have a 3rd level qualification in surveying or cost estimation discipline, or significant relevant industry experience?

Would you like to work for a leading company with excellent career opportunities?

We have a very exciting role with a leading local company. If interested or would like more information call Alex on 02890 313157 or email [email protected]

The Company:

Our client specialises in the design, supply and installation of a wide range of Off-site Prefabricated solutions for the commercial M&E sectors throughout Ireland and UK. Through continuous investment within their teams, and facilities, they have grown strongly over the years and established themselves as a leader within the offsite pre-fabrication industry throughout Ireland and the UK.

They have an open, honest culture throughout the workplace that is based on mutual respect and trust. They have a commitment to growth, moving forward and helping our people reach their full potential. You will find many exciting opportunities and challenges within the role.

The Role:

Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be an essential part of the Commercial Team responsible for assisting in the preparation of accurate costings for projects.

Day-to-day estimating will include costing of a wide range of commercial and industrial applications, from bespoke M&E plantrooms, risers, laterals & prefabricated solutions.

The candidate will be responsible for generating detailed mechanical takeoffs for turnkey commercial projects which will involve liaising with a wide range of suppliers to obtain accurate quotations for specialist equipment.

The candidate will also liaise with our contract managers, purchasing department & wider commercial department in order to generate a seamless link from initial costing through to design, installation and completion for each project

The Person:

  • Third level qualification in a Surveying or Cost Engineering discipline or can demonstrate an equivalent level of experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a senior estimating role, ideally within the M&E sector
  • High standard of organisational and time management skills.
  • Sound knowledge of general construction methods.
  • Working knowledge of labour, plant, materials and equipment rates.
  • High level of IT literacy, especially in Microsoft Packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Management experience
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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