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Estimator - Down

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 4908 Date Posted: Wednesday 21 Dec 2022

Brilliant Opportunity for an Estimator in Newry


Estimator - Newry


The Company

Family-owned building contractor currently on the lookout for an experienced Estimator to join their team and assist with residential and commercial building projects they have on at the moment. They primarily operate in the Co. Down area but do various projects throughout all of Ireland and have been doing so for over 35 years. Great role if you are a motivated individual, with a pride in your work, wishing to progress your career with a business that has been operating within the industry for many years. They provide as much investment in their staff as they do their clients.

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Estimator to come in and further their career.


The Role

  • Manage the tender from receipt, through to submission and post tender queries.
  • Analysing plans/ bill of quantities and other project documentation to estimate costs
  • Researching, sourcing and negotiating best quotes from subcontractors /suppliers.
  • Assessing financial /technical/operational risks of project
  • Liaising with key members of the project team and liaising with clients and subcontractors
  • Prepare take offs and undertake estimates and final account settlements.
  • Review supply chain performance quarterly
  • Mark up enquiries to be sent out to the supply chain, organise bills of quantities production and obtain material quotes where necessary
  • Evaluate returned quotations from supply chain and liaise with supply chain member to bring quotations in line with the project specification requirements
  • Liaise with and manage the internal and external tender team
  • Prepare cost plans, feasibility studies and liaise with Clients


What you need

  • Third Level Qualification
  • 6+ years’ experience in estimating for construction contractor
  • Motivated, driven and works well within team
  • Strong contract management ability and understanding
  • Strong negotiation skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office


For any more information on the role please contact Blaine McManus on 015314886 or 02830898345.

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