Senior Estimator - Main Contractor - Limerick

Location: Ireland

EUR 75,000 - 85,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2310-34172

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Senior Estimator with experience working within the Irish construction industry on projects up €100M?

Would you like to work for one of the leading main contractors in Limerick?

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

Senior Estimator - Main Contractor - Limerick

Job Description

Our client is a Main Construction Contractor with buildings projects in Munster and nationwide.

They have successfully completed projects across a range of sectors including Restoration / Refurbishment, Hospitality, Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical..

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 must have prior experience in tendering projects ranging from €1m up to €100m.

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

It will be the responsibility of the Senior Estimator to present the draft tender commercial appraisal for review and signoff by the company directors.

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.


Third level qualification in engineering, construction, quantity surveying or related field

5+Years experience within the Irish construction market 

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 some experience of estimating software, Causeway or similar.


€70K - €85K depending on experience

Excellent Company Benefits


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Senior Estimator interested in roles based in Limerick, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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