Senior Estimator – Civil Engineering - Dublin

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 129 Date Posted: Sunday 22 Sep 2019
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Rightpath Recruitment


Senior Estimator – Civil Engineering

Salary package on offer is 80k -100k euro depending on experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Estimator or Senior Estimator to join our a ever growing team based in North Dublin. This is with a large civils contractor with an excellent reputation in the industry.


The Estimator role

To prepare accurate nett estimate of project cost and following settlement process, manage the submission of agreed tender offer to the client, typically on traditional & non-traditional forms of procurement
Uphold and communicate the values and culture of the company’s brand and position them as the contractor of choice

All applicants will have experience pricing a wide range of different projects including some (but not all)

  • Roads
  • Groundworks / Earthworks
  • Remediation
  • Civil Engineering
  • Landscaping
  • RC Frame
  • Car parks
  • Surfacing



  • Estimating civil engineering projects from first principles
  • Understand the project/program and its requirements
  • Determine key variables for cost and other estimates
  • Gather first-hand information from sites
  • Conduct research to obtain data on labour costs, materials and plant
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors
  • Perform risk analysis on all projects
  • Create and submit estimate reports to whoever necessary project managers, clients, bidding competitions etc.
  • Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)
  • Provide consultation on planning


The candidate

  • Must have estimating experience. Working on civil engineering projects estimating from first principles
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent numerical skills and an analytical mindset.
  • You must be thorough and apt in managing relationships with key persons.
  • The ideal candidate will have come from an engineering background but this is not an essential requirement.
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities
  • Thoroughness and reliability


Please contact Ethan Campbell for more information on this role 015314886 or 02830898345

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