An exciting role has arisen within the Asset Management and Development (amd) business unit at daa for a Chief Estimator. The Chief Estimator is a managerial appointment, which will assume responsibility for the co-ordination and review of all capital (predominantly construction) cost estimates across amd. A key objective of this position is to ensure that daa has timely and accurate cost estimates on which to plan and approve individual capital projects and the 5-yearly cycle of capital investment programmes (CIP).
Reporting to the Head of Project Controls, the Chief Estimator will provide authoritative advice and expertise in relation to cost estimating, incorporating planning, design, construction and lifecycle costs across a broad range of infrastructure projects including, civils, mechanical, electrical and building works. Individual project budgets range from €250k up to €200m with typical spend profiles of circa €300m annually, across a portfolio of 50+ infrastructure projects.