Head of Estimating


 Extraspace Solutions is a cutting edge modular/fast track construction business with exciting growth plan for the future. We design and deliver modular solutions across a number of sectors both in the UK and Ireland.

 As part of the next planned stage of growth and development, a fantastic new opportunity has come about for an experienced Head of Estimation, working as part of the Commercial Team.

With growth planned throughout the next 5 years, this role offers excellent opportunities for progression in both the short and long term.



  • Preparing and collating accurate, detailed and timely tenders based on drawings, specifications, bills of quantities, and other information to secure profitable work orders.

  • Sourcing subcontractor and supplier quotations, analysing information for ambiguity, risk, and qualification and seeking clarification where necessary.

  • Preparation of estimates (Both for Direct & Indirect costs)

  • Analysis of engineering drawings

  • Material take-offs

  • Preparation of sub-contractor and supplier enquiries and contract documents

  • Liaison with clients, sub-contractors and suppliers and handle any queries

  • Liaison with sub-consultant and in-house engineering design teams

  • Assessment of different options and solutions

  • Attending pre and post tender meetings/presentations including presenting estimates to Directors.

  • Preparing BOQ’s under ARM & NRM for various construction schemes in Ireland and GB

  • The successful candidate will assist in the ongoing development of systems and procedures used in tendering and will keep up to date with contractual changes and other developments in the construction industry.  

  • You will work both in a team and on their own initiative and will have excellent IT skills include familiarity with MS office applications including Excel and a QS or related package


  • You should have at least 5 years’ experience in an estimating or an Estimating/QS role together with third level qualifications in QS or a related construction discipline.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Have an inquisitive mind, which will challenge and improve processes and procedures

  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills

  • Ability to work within a team and autonomously

  • Possess a good understanding of Building Information Modelling (BIM)

  • Be results orientated


Extraspace Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer