Senior Estimator - Cavan

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 6783 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Nov 2023

Senior Estimator                      Cavan  


The Company

Construction and civils company based in Co Cavan are expanding their commercial team and looking for an experienced Estimator.

They predominately work within public, private and commercial sectors. Projects include water and pipe installation, water treatment plants and pumping stations, and wind farms, including building new builds and extensions, industrial and commercial.  

The company take pride in offering excellent progression to their employees and providing a flexible working environment. This office based role is ideal for anyone who is tired of travelling for work! 

Attractive salary and package all included.

 The Role

  • Reporting to the directors you will work closely with all areas of the business (including the contracts managers and site managers) ensuring the effective undertaking of estimating duties.
  • Process initial inquiries and preparing tender submissions.
  • Manage and control costs on projects and prepare cost value comparisons and projected final accounts.
  • Review, approve, sign off weekly / monthly labour, sub-contractor and materials invoices/orders.
  • Prepare take offs and undertake estimates and final account settlements.
  • Researching, sourcing and negotiating best quotes from subcontractors /suppliers.
  • Liaising with key members of the project team and liaising with clients and subcontractors
  • Prepare take offs and undertake estimates and final account settlements.
  • Mark up enquiries to be sent out to the supply chain, organise bills of quantities production and obtain material quotes where necessary
  • Monitor sub-contractor performance and record additional works for presentation to project teams.

What you need

  • A higher-level qualification in Quantity Surveying, Construction, Engineering, Commercial Management or a related field
  • Strong computer skills with particular expertise in MS Office, especially Excel / 365
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Experience in water, sewer and civils
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


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

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