Electrical Estimator

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €50,000 - €60,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterKerry
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client is seeking an Electrical Estimator to join their team in Kerry. Our client  provide Electrical, Instrumentation and Mechanical services.

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  • Review and analyze project specifications, drawings, and other documentation to understand project requirements.
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and sales teams to gather relevant information for accurate cost estimation.
  • Prepare detailed and competitive estimates for electrical, instrumentation, and mechanical projects, including labor, materials, equipment, and overhead costs.
  • Utilize estimating software and tools effectively to streamline the estimation process.
  • Research and source material and equipment prices from suppliers and subcontractors to ensure up-to-date and accurate pricing.
  • Participate in pre-bid meetings, site visits, and project discussions to clarify requirements and identify potential challenges.
  • Assist in the evaluation of project risks and opportunities and provide recommendations for pricing strategies.
  • Develop and maintain a database of cost information, historical data, and benchmarks for future reference.
  • Collaborate with the procurement team to ensure timely and cost-effective sourcing of materials and services.
  • Continuously monitor industry trends, market conditions, and pricing to enhance estimating accuracy.


  • A degree or diploma in Electrical Engineering or related field is preferred.
  • Proven experience in electrical estimation within the construction or engineering industry.
  • Strong understanding of electrical, instrumentation, and mechanical systems and their components.
  • Proficiency in using estimating software and tools.
  • Excellent analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities to work within a team and liaise with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Familiarity with relevant codes, regulations, and standards.
  • Problem-solving mindset and the ability to adapt to changing project requirements.
  • Strong negotiation skills when dealing with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

For more information or to apply directly please email niamh.kedney@sonastechnical.com



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