Mechanical Estimator

Fantastic role for a Mechanical Estimator to join a top Main Contractor in Dublin. The Mechanical Estimator will be responsible for calculating the anticipated cost of the mechanical aspects of a range of projects.  Projects include Data Centres, Commercial, Education, Residential Care & Public for several blue chip companies.  This role will suit either an Estimator or Quantity Surveyor with 2-6 years’ experience.


  • Relevant Degree
  • 2-6 years’+ experience working as a Mechanical Estimator on M&E projects
  • Previous relevant experience working in Ireland or the UK an advantage
  • Must speak fluent English and be eligible to work in Ireland


  • Prepare and collate tenders based on scope of work, plans and specifications
  • Source and categorise pre-project information
  • Quantify material, plant and labour requirements for relevant projects
  • Prepare cost reports and detailed estimates
  • Analyse sub-contractor quotations, checking inclusions and exclusions
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Create a procurement schedule for the project
  • Issue tender queries and prepare tender reports
  • Prepare data for client presentations
  • Complete the final handover to the project team
  • Conduct periodic review of work practices to identify appropriate cost saving measures


  • Basic salary circa €55K-€65K+DOE
  • 5% Pension scheme
  • Health care
  • Subsidised gym fees
  • Great location off the M50

If you are a Mechanical Estimator or Quantity Surveyor considering a career move, please feel free to send your CV or contact Caroline Herlihy for a confidential discussion.  GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC has 20 years’ experience working in the recruitment of M&E professionals within Ireland and Internationally.