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Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Posted Oct 10, 2023
Waterford, Ireland
Permanent (Full-time)
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Mechanical Cost Engineer

We are looking for a Junior to Intermediate Mechanical Engineer either with a background in Mechanical Building Services or Process Engineering (Pipework). Reporting to the Senior Estimator and as an integral part of the estimating team, you will be responsible for preparing accurate mechanical cost estimates in a timely manner. You will become proficient in the use of cost estimating software with training provided. You will work on tenders for projects such as Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverage, Data Centers, Semi-Conductor, Commercial, etc. across Ireland and the UK.


  • Conduct in-dept reviews of tender documents, drawings, specifications, schedules, etc
  • Preform accurate quantity take-offs and mark up measured drawings
  • Request, manage and evaluate supplier and sub-contractor quotations
  • Issue tender queries and RFIs
  • Prepare costed bill of quantities
  • Prepare tender reports, tender pricing schedules and other tender return documents
  • Advise on potential value engineering opportunities
  • Manage database
  • Attend meetings and site visits are when required
  • Adhere to tender return deadlines
  • Liaise with clients, consultants, contractors, and wider project teams
  • Other related tasks as instructed

Candidate requirements:

  • Degree in either Mechanical, Process, Building Services Engineering or other related field
  • Previous mechanical cost estimating or design experience is desired
  • Strong computer skills especially in the use of MS Office
  • Strong understanding of mechanical & process pipework systems, HVAC, plumbing and other mechanical building services systems
  • Good knowledge of different mechanical & process pipework materials
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to interpret drawings and specifications, preform accurate take-offs, and prepare detailed BOQs
  • Ability to manage own workload and meet deadlines
  • Must display excellent time management, communication, numerical, analytical and organizational skills
  • Problem-solving skills with attention to detail and multitasking abilities

A strong remuneration and benefits package is on offer for the right candidate.

If you think you are a good fit for this position, please apply with your CV via the link provided or call Lucas on 087 447 4456 for more information.

If this position isn’t for you but you would like to discuss our other vacancies, then feel free to get in touch or to suggest a colleague for the position as we have an attractive referral policy.

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For more information on this position please call Lukasz Cebula on 087 447 4456 or apply online and a member of the Ward Personnel team will be in touch.