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Estimator - Civils Construction

Clare, Country: Ireland
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Our client is a large design and build civil contractor with projects all over the country.

The successful applicant will assist the overall bid team in the preparation of a compliant proposal, focusing on preparing the estimate by reviewing, analysing and determining the works required to be undertaken.

Provide priced Bills of Quantities for chosen schemes for drawings and specifications

Compile job costs from base principles for labour, plant and materials, and compile final pricing in required format

Develops the estimate at level of detail appropriate to size and complexity of project

Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.

Contribute to the identification of risk and pricing of risks throughout the bid

Technical and commercial appraisal of material and sub-contractor quotations

Liaise with sub-contractors regarding pricing of works

Effectively co-ordinate relationships, interfaces from in-house supply plant

Reviews final costs against budget on scheme completion

Provides initial client interface on all commercial matters

Assess and review all tender information received and attend any site visits or pre-tender meetings

Interpret and understand technical, commercial and contractual requirements of tender documentation

Actively pursue alternatives/innovations

Attend tender debriefs with clients and monitor results

Ensure that the operations team fully understand the tender at adjudication and handover

Develop relationships with clients, professionals, sub-contractors and suppliers

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies

Projects and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information; controlling construction costs

Provides timely responses to pre-qualification questionnaires and tender submissions


Third level qualifications in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering or a related construction discipline

Min 3 years’ experience in an estimating or an estimating/QS role

A sound construction/engineering knowledge

Good presentation, written, analytical and IT skills

Experience of pricing work under various forms of contract including Traditional NEC, Target Cost, Design & Build, Specification & Drawing or ECI bids


Salary €50k - €70k depending on experience

Excellent Company Benefits


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

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

JobContax do not send CVs to clients without candidate permission.

With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Estimators in Clare and Ireland.

Due to the large volume of applications, JobContax may not be able to respond directly to every individual.


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