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Brightpath Recruitment Ltd.
Strandhill, Co. Sligo.

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Senior Estimator

Location: Kilronan
Entered: 17 July 2024
Salary: EUR0 per year
Duration: Permanent

Senior Estimator-Main Contractor


Benefits Include:Competitive salary, company vehicle, pension contribution, outstanding career development opportunities.


Join a leading Irish building Contractor with over 40 years in business as a Project Manager on a permanent basis.

They are a company with an outstanding reputation for delivering high-specification projects within the commercial, residential, education and restoration sectors. Here, you will be provided with a positive working environment and an excellent work/life balance. This is an expanding company that will offer you the opportunity to work with some of the most high-profile clients in Ireland on major developments.

They have a great culture of professional development, offering comprehensive training and advancement opportunities for all staff. Their success is based on the quality of their team and they always prioritise internal development and promotion.


The Role:

The Senior Estimator is responsible for accurately estimating project costs, analysing tender documentation, preparing pricing packages, managing tender documents, identifying project risks, proposing value engineering solutions, collaborating with the QS and Construction Team, review and assess tender documentation to understand project requirements.

Role responsibilities include:

  • Interpret and analyse tender documents for project understanding.
  • Prepare tender review presentations and participate in site visits.
  • Create pricing packages for consultants, subcontractors, and materials using estimating software.
  • Conduct cost analysis on packages for effective cost comparison.
  • Take accurate measurements of work and update as needed.
  • Manage tender documents, including handling queries, clarifications, and addendums.
  • Identify and price project risks.
  • Explore alternatives and propose value engineering solutions.
  • Complete and submit tender documents following the Instructions to Tender.
  • Prepare project handover reports and collect necessary tender documentation.
  • Collaborate with the project QS and Construction Team for pricing strategies and quotes.
  • Maintain estimating data for reports and tender applications.
  • Assist the Bid Technical Manager in preparing tender applications and proposals.



  • Relevant qualifications in Quantity Surveying, Engineering or Construction
  • Previous experience in the construction industry with at least 7 years estimating experience.
  • Strong knowledge of construction materials, methods, and processes.
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Driver's license


For further information on this role, please email or call on 087 621 0726



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