Estimator - Dublin

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 1351 Date Posted: Thursday 01 Apr 2021
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Estimator wanted for North Dublin!



Estimator – North Dublin


The Company

International construction company in North Dublin with projects in Ireland, UK and Europe. Providing services such as fit out, data centres, refurb and construction and pharmaceutical/healthcare. You will be based at the Head Office in Dublin, providing tender costs to ensure a competitive bid for projects for Divisional Director’s adjudication.


The Role

  • Check and acknowledge tender documents and amendments.
  • Abstract information into subcontract and material packages.
  • Select subcontract and material suppliers.
  • Organise copy of tender documents and amendments for appropriate parties.
  • Ensure tendering processes are fully implemented.
  • Arrange pricing document production – internal or external – if required.
  • Enter pricing document onto estimating system.
  • Rate up pricing document.
  • Answering queries from subcontractors/suppliers.
  • Liaise with Client/Design Team during tender process and arrange meeting if required.
  • Identify scope for design alternatives and value engineering, discussing with appropriate bid team members.
  • Appraise sub-contractor/supplier quotations.
  • Price up Prelims, in conjunction with Senior Estimator / Construction Manager
  • Finalise ‘Tender Summary Sheet’ prior to Adjudication Meeting.
  • Attend Adjudication Meeting and present tender.
  • Highlight any areas of concern / risk in cost proposal.
  • Complete Form of Tender and tender letter with any qualifications
  • Complete Contract Sum Analysis/Schedule if necessary.
  • Enter final tender information in tender log and ensure it is maintained.
  • Prepare information packages for handover to construction team, if successful.
  • Attend handover meeting and brief team on tender bid.
  • Ensure supply chain is regularly refreshed in line with procurement / construction activities to meet the company’s needs.
  • Develop client / specifier relationships to enhance opportunities to tender, negotiate and enhance tender margins.
  • Complete Contract Sum Analysis/Schedule if necessary
  • Attend post tender negotiations with Client.
  •  Ensure final ‘Tender Summary Sheet’ and supporting documentation is fully distributed to delivery team commercial resources.
  • Cost Planning.
  •  Undertake project debrief, eliciting feedback from sites, to improve construction.
  •  Identification of project related risks.
  •  Develop Supply Chain.

What you need

  • Construction Management or Surveying third level qualification
  • 4+years’ experience within construction background
  • Knowledge of contracts and contract documentation
  • Ability to negotiate
  • Proficient in IT software


For any more information on the role please contact Jayne Kerr on 015314886 or 0289089345.

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