Estimator/QS - Scaffolding / Access

Recruiter
ICDS (UK) LTD
Location
Dublin & Surroundings, Ireland
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
27 Apr 2018
Closes
25 May 2018
Ref
sw.scaffoldesti.dub
Contact
Stephen Walsh
Job Type
Permanent

Our client an internationally recognised Access provider operating in the UK, Ireland and UAE. They now seeking an Estimator/QS to join them on a permanent basis in Dublin.


The successful candidate will be responsible for providing estimating/commercial and contractual administration of numerous projects, including identifying opportunities offering best value to the customer, maximizing profitability and limiting commercial risk.

Main Responsibilities: -

• Co-ordinating the technical / commercial submissions on a wide range of projects
• Writing estimating proposals and technical submissions ranging between £50,000 and £5m
• Interpreting specification and measuring from Drawings/Models (AutoCad/Revit/Scaffold designs)
• Dealing with tender enquiries, including pricing, preparing and negotiating new contracts
• Attending pre-start meetings to negotiate and agree contractual terms
• Report writing – including job cost analysis, reporting on labour spend, productivity and direct cost against budgets
• Prepare worksheet data by entering rates and descriptions onto excel for entry into payment applications
• Prepare and submit accurate, detailed and timely applications for payment (excel spreadsheet), valuation of contract variations and compensations events
• Work closely with branch and site management teams
• Conducting site visits to value the work completed
• Attending monthly site meetings to agree accounts
• Assist the finance team in the collection of payments in accordance with sub-contract terms, including the resolution of any disputed charges
• Prepare, submit and agree final accounts
• Maintain and develop client relationships to secure further work opportunities – including client entertaining – may be in the evening
• Reviewing contracts with particular reference to onerous contract clauses

Education / Qualifications / Training

Desirable
• Hold a BSC, HNC or HND qualification in Quantity Surveying/Estimating
Knowledge & Experience
Essential
• At least 3+ years commercial/estimating experience (previous scaffolding or construction site experience is essential) as well as in depth knowledge of construction contracts.
• Ability to interpret specification and measurements from Drawings/Models (AutoCad/Revit/Scaffold designs)
• Good knowledge of the scaffolding industry, construction, building regulations and H&S
• Be comfortable handling client care/key client management
Skills & Abilities Required
• Highly numerate
• Strong IT skills (particularly Excel, or other Cost Management Software)
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills
• Outstanding attention to detail
• Committed to providing a high-quality service to liaise with clients and suppliers
• Able to plan and organise work
• Able to work under your own initiative
• Ability to work under pressure to very tight deadlines
• Driving licence preferable

Personal Qualities

• Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills
• Thorough
• Analytical
• Determined
• Adaptable
• Self-motivated and motivational
• Professional
• Pro-active
• Innovative / uses own initiative
• Reliable and punctual
• Friendly and approachable.

If you are interested in this role please send a CV to Stephen.Walsh@icdsuk.com or Call Stephen on 0044208 861 7847.

NO CV'S ARE SENT TO CLIENTS WITHOUT PRIOR CONSULTATION AND PERMISSION TO DO SO FROM THE CANDIDATE