Estimator - Building Contractor - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 35,000 - 55,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2009-23983

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a degree qualified Estimator with 2+ years experience with a building contractor or specialist sub-contractor?

Are you interested in joining a leading fit-out & building contractor?

If you are interested in this role, contact Sheila on 353-1-7978720 or send your CV to

Estimator - Building Contractor - Dublin


Our client is a medium sized building contractor working within the commercial and residential sectors

Job Description

Analysing information, estimating, planning and reporting research results

Strategic planning and an attention to detail

Able to read architectural plans and develop cost estimates

Experience using Costx is an advantage

Able to multi-tsk and meet strict deadlines

Impeccable problem-solving skills

Strong attention to detail

Strong numerical and analytical skills 

Experience in the construction industry is required for this role

You will have the ability to work on your own initiative, have an excellent knowledge of the industry, and be motivated and a good team player

Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Complete tender submission including the Form of Tender, Bills of quantities etc .

Assist the production of tender documents;

Measuring from plan drawings and measurements to produce fully priced detailed bills of quantities including labour hours and material costs

Attend pre tender interviews and post tender presentations where required

Work with MD and commercial manager on preparation of the estimate for each job

Prepare material in the agreed format for presentation to the MD.

Receive all tender documents and ensure the relevant people are copied

Issue sub-contract and material enquiries, including scope of works and attendance schedules (where applicable).

Chase tender returns and update enquiry schedule

Develop and fill gaps in tender, compile clarifications and estimator notes for file copy.

Develop and assess a risk schedule and an opportunity assessment

Develop a value engineering schedule

Complete analysis of tenders and prices received from the supply chain

Produce documents for tender settlement and present clear nett costings identifying risk and opportunity

Develop client and consultant relations and manage expectations

Obtain feedback on both successful and unsuccessful tenders


2-3 years experience in a similar role

Civil Engineering or Construction related degree essential

Excellent time management skills and must be able to complete projects before deadlines

Strong analytical skills

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Advanced IT skills. 


Salary €40k - €55k depending on experience


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are an Estimator interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contactSheila by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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