Senior Estimator

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €60,000 - €75,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterLimerick
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client are seeking a Senior Estimator to join their team in Limerick. Our client have been recognized as one of Ireland’s fastest growing main contactors.

The successful candidate will be expected to work on their own initiative, but proactively within the estimating team to produce detailed and competitive tender submissions.

The candidate is required to work within a highly motivated team, delivering both Design & Build and Traditional tenders covering a diverse range of projects.

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  • Ability to review tender documentation (Drawings, Specifications, BOQ’s, Schedules, contracts etc) and manage tender bid from receipt of tender enquiry to submission of final tender bid
  • Issue material and trade enquiries to supply chain and obtain quotes from subcontractors and suppliers
  • Analyse, evaluate and perform risk analysis on supplier and subcontract packages and checking inclusions and exclusions
  • Reviewing tender enquiries and tender analysis for projects and advise of any concerns or value engineering details as appropriate
  • Identify opportunities and deficits in the tender documents that provide commercial leverage
  • Assist in compiling submissions of inclusions, exclusions, clarifications and program of works
  • Liaising and reporting to senior management in relation to on-going project submissions


  • 5+ years experience in a previous role
  • Third level qualification in engineering, construction, quantity surveying or related field
  • Good knowledge of subcontractors, construction outputs, and of labour, plant and material prices
  • Good understanding of data analysis methods
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities and ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to manage tender documentation and punctual with reports
  • Good computer skills, especially Microsoft Excel, and ideally with estimating software
  • The candidate must have prior experience in tendering projects ranging from €1m up to €100m.

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