Senior Estimator - Dublin

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 6426 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Sep 2023

Senior Estimator          Swords, Dublin                        €50-70k

The Company

An exciting opportunity to work with a well-established building and civils company currently working on projects in Dublin.

Our client has offices in Ireland, UK and Europe working across all sectors, education, commercial, residential, industrial, healthcare, sports & leisure, transport & infrastructure, and they are keen to bring new talent to their commercial team.

The Senior Estimator is responsible for ensuring that the estimated cost of a project is prepared correctly in an explicit and consistent manner which takes into account the methods of construction and all circumstances which may affect the execution of the work on a project. The role also includes the leadership and development of Estimators and Assistant/Graduate Estimator.

A brilliant opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career with a top contractor whilst earning an enticing salary!

The Role

  • Manage the tender from receipt, through to submission and post tender queries.
  • Liaise with and manage the internal and external tender team
  • 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
  • Prepare and evaluate risk and opportunity
  • Arrange and prepare commercial documents for Tender Handover meetings
  • Review supply chain performance quarterly
  • Attend pre-qualification, mid tender and post tender interviews
  • Visit sites to obtain feedback
  • Prepare cost plans, feasibility studies and liaise with Clients
  • Ensuring tender documents, addendums, client correspondence etc., are logged on the server and relevant team members are issued with copies.
  • Producing sub-contractor enquiry schedules, obtaining suggestions / feedback from the tender team, procurement department preferred/ approved contractor schedules.
  • Issuing sub-contract enquiries, including scope of works and attendance schedules (where applicable).
  • Challenging current designs on Design & Build Tenders to produce Tender Savings

What you need

  • Hold Degree in a relevant construction subject
  • Motivated, driven and works well within team
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • 5+ years’ experience


For any more information on the role please contact Fionnuala Lambe on 015314886 or 02830898345.

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