Tender Engineer - MEICA Contractor - Carlow

Location: Ireland

EUR 60,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2309-33968

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Tendering Engineer with 10+ years of working experience with mechanical / electrical contractors?

Are you interested in working in the water, wastewater industries with a leading contractor based in Carlow?

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on 017978720 or send your CV to sheila@jobcontax.com

Tender Engineer - MEICA Contractor - Carlow

Job Description

Our client is a leading provider of plant and services to the water, wastewater, environmental and industrial sectors. 

They offer a complete service from supply to installation and commissioning, maintenance and routine servicing across all MEICA disciplines

Due to continued expansion, they are currently recruiting for an experienced Tendering Engineer to be based at the head office in Carlow. 

This is a full time and permanent position and is an excellent opportunity to gain experience within a well-established company working in the water industry.

Reporting to Senior Management this individual will be required to work on their own initiative based upon external and internal tender and project inquires.

Prepare and analyse project costings for tenders, including materials, quantities, labour and time.

Compiling tender documentation for submission to client. Variation of small to large project works.

Maintaining log of all inquiries and following up with Clients for approval/feedback.

Liaising with relevant staff, suppliers, clients and building relationships.

Technical sales/service support to existing and new customer base.

Review and assessment of tender documentation (drawings, specifications and works requirements) issued by the client.

Obtaining quotations from suppliers and sub-contractors

Managing opportunities from prequalification through to contract award.

Managing quality /technical and price submissions.

Contract review and risk management.

Submission of tender clarifications.

Full responsibility for the quality and standard of all tender / quote submissions.

Ensuring that technical and commercial marks are maximised.

Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound Tenders.

Preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer.

Compiling and collating documentation, schedules and data sheets etc. for inclusion into final formal proposal submissions (both commercial and technical).

Preparing material, labour, plant and subcontractor cost analysis spreadsheets.

Preparing preliminary programmes.

Considering site safety, health and environmental issues.

Review & report tender performance on an ongoing basis.

Ensure post-contract award processes are adhered to and including handover to the project teams.


10+ years experience in mechanical/electrical engineering environment.

Third level Qualification in Engineering/Technology

Knowledge of water industry an advantage but not essential

Good knowledge and experience in quoting, tender preparation and submissions 

Excellent IT skills, interpersonal skills & communication skills both written and verbal.  

Strong administration experience

Ability to work on their own initiative while working alongside a supportive team

A demonstrated commitment to meet and exceed customer requirements.

Work closely with all parties to meet the business objectives.

Drivers Licence


€60K-€75K negotiable based on qualifications and relevant experience

25 days annual leave


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Tenders Engineer interested in roles based in Carlow you can contact Sheila by e-mail at sheila@jobcontax.com or phone 017978720 for a confidential chat.

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