Estimator - Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland

€Neg + Package + Benefits

PJ Personnel are actively working alongside one of Ireland's leading Civil Contractors who specialise in large-scale Civil Projects Nationwide.

Due to their continuous growth, they are actively looking for an experienced Estimator to join their Dublin based team on a permanent basis.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Generate best-price tender submissions that will successfully win contracts in a competitive budgeting situation.
  • Produce estimates by gathering proposals, quotes, specifications and related documents.
  • Identify opportunities and deficits in the tender documents that provide commercial leverage.
  • Obtain quotes from subcontractors and suppliers; compute costs and maintain a fit-for-purpose cost database.
  • Analyse, evaluate and perform risk analysis on supplier and subcontract packages.
  • Work with the QS function in pre-contract negotiations.
  • Liaise with the Chief Estimator and Senior Management on contractual concerns and ensure that all necessary notices and submissions are met in a timely manner.
  • Engage with the commercial/project team to agree budgets prior to the pre-start handover meeting.
  • Manage and control preliminary budgets for tender process.
  • Ensure client relationships are maintained throughout commercial negotiations.
  • Compile and maintain costs data reports.
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with key.
  • Review technical publications; track price trends and regulatory changes.
  • Protect the company contractually and follow company procedures and protocols.

Requirements Include:

  • 5+ years’ work experience in an estimating capacity with project management background.
  • Third level qualification in Engineering, Construction, Quantity Surveying or related field.
  • Methodical, analytical mindset with good attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work to tight deadlines.


  • Good knowledge of construction outputs, and of labour, plant and material prices.
  • Financially numerate with strong commercials knowledge.
  • Good understanding of data analysis methods.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities
  • Ability to manage tender documentation and punctual with reports.

To register your interest in this opportunity, please forward a copy of your latest CV to Sarah to discuss with the strictest of confidence.

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