Job Details: Senior Estimator - Main Contractor - Limerick


104 Upper Drumcondra Road,
Dublin 9
Please contact: Karen
JobContax was founded in 2001 by Karen McHugh, an engineer passionate about offering quality opportunities to the jobseeker and an intelligent service to the client. Jobcontax has successfully operated as a global market leader and technical specialist within the following sectors:

Construction and Infrastructure

Engineering and Design

Mining - Oil and Gas

Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical

During the past 10 years Jobcontax have expanded our international network across 5 continents. In 2005 we began recruiting for the Australian market and in 2011 we set up our first strategic partnership in WA. In March 2010, we opened our Shanghai office to strengthen our presence in the rapidly expanding Chinese market for highly skilled professionals. JobContax has a strong presence in Canada, Europe and the Middle East.

Jobcontax has built its reputation on its consultative approach. Our understanding of the industries and the businesses and individuals within these industries enables us to facilitate the perfect match between client and jobseeker. From global multinationals to SME?, Jobcontax has become the trusted recruitment partner.
Senior Estimator - Main Contractor - Limerick
Are you a Senior Estimator with experience working within the Irish
construction industry on projects up € *M?

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

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



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 € *m.

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.


€ *K - € *K depending
on experience

Excellent Company Benefits

We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment: EUR 75,000 - 85,000
Category: Construction

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