Established in 1990, Killarney Precision Engineering Limited trades as O’Carroll Engineering, Laser Tube Ireland and Signature Stairs. The company has grown from a two-employee business to employing over 130 qualified and skilled staff working in a 7,500 m2 modern manufacturing facility. The Company has achieved ISO certification, CE Marking and is continually implementing Lean manufacturing processes.

As innovative industry leaders, achieving the highest standards of quality is at the forefront of everything we do. To do this we recruit the best-in-class and invest in our colleagues promoting training and development in a modern work environment.

We have a broad variety of roles across a number of departments such as;

• Steel detailing, programming
• Cutting, fabrication, welding
• Finishing, transport, assembly
• Estimating, marketing, sales
• Administration, purchasing
• Site survey, site installation
• In-house maintenance
• Human resources
• Apprenticeships

O’Carroll Engineering is recognised as a leading local employer in vibrant and scenic Killarney Co. Kerry. If this sounds like an organisation which you would like to join please review the job vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you.

Current Vacancies


General scope of role
: Reporting to the Senior Estimator the Estimator will take responsibility for numerous aspects of the estimating function.

Main duties:
• Management of Pre-Production Only orders from estimate through to invoicing
• Preparation of Enquiry Packages providing supplier quotes
• Complete pricing and provide quotations for Signature Stairs products
• Preparation of Tender Packages to clients and prospective clients for non-standard products
• Maintain the Estimating Library
• Conduct cost analysis following completion of jobs
• Liaise with other departments as required to ensure smooth and efficient service delivery
• Work to a high level of confidentiality
• Ensure compliance with ISO9001 and EN1090
This list serves as an overview of the role and responsibilities and is not exhaustive

Minimum requirements of Estimator:
• Relevant qualification, i.e. Construction Studies, Engineering
• Understanding of quantity surveying and estimating
• Knowledge of steel materials
• Proficient in MS Office, in particular Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint
• Proven ability to read and analyse technical drawings
• Excellent organisational skills and proven ability to multi-task and prioritise
• Ability to work to tight deadlines
• Flexibility to move between projects

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