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28-02-2024 04:02
Quantum Homes Ltd

Introduction to Quantum Homes Ltd

The Quantum Group is a new-generation developer offering the Irish property sector a unique blend of experience, innovation and end-to-end build-out service. Our developments aim to answer Ireland’s acute need for high-quality real estate, in places and within communities that people want to live. Quantum Homes have a team that’s highly experienced in residential developments, operating a lean and strategic management structure and construction is and will be delivered by its own team and resources.


We are seeking an Estimator to join our team in Kildare. As Estimator, you will play a critical role in the pre-construction phase and ensuring the company’s ongoing success in securing and delivering projects.


  • Preparation of cost plans from early feasibility through to detailed cost planning ready for handover to project team.
  • Participation in design team meetings through the design phases and reporting back to the Commercial Director.
  • Relaying essential information back to the Senior Management team to ensure that the design reflects the most efficient unit types, unit and project layouts and building materials when progressing a scheme design.
  • Benchmarking data from live projects to aid in preparation of budgets.
  • Preparation of Bills of Quantities for upcoming developments, interpreting those BoQ’s to provide site teams with working documents and budgets.
  • Help develop / maintain a database of construction costs to assist the ongoing Estimating and Financial Appraisal process.
  • Prepare subcontract and supplier enquiries and provide a detailed analysis for each package for review and agreement with the Senior Management team.
  • Assisting in the preparation of Part V applications to Local Authorities and follow those submissions to ensure compliance is achieved.
  • Conduct detailed cost analysis, value engineering, and cost optimization to enhance project profitability.
  • Attend meetings and undertake site visits.

Experience & Skills

  • 4+ years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Third level qualification in engineering, construction, quantity surveying or related field
  • Good knowledge of subcontractors, construction outputs, and of labour, plant and material prices.
  • Residential construction experience preferred.
  • Good understanding of data analysis methods.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to manage tender documentation and be punctual with reports.
  • Strong IT skills with a competency at Buildsoft-Cubit, Cost-ex or equivalent, Microsoft Word and Excel.

Benefits Package

  • Competitive Salary – DOE
  • Excellent Benefits Package

To apply

David Kent


Contact Details

Contact Phone: 085-8078309

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