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We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Mechanical Estimating Manager to lead a team of estimators within a large Engineering contractor. The successful Mechanical Estimating Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the tender process, from initial enquiry review to post-tender clarification meetings. The role requires a highly organized individual with excellent time and workload management skills and a proven understanding of the bid process.

Please contact Gearoid Hughes for a confidential discussion about this role.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct an initial enquiry review and provide input to the decision to tender
  • Take ownership of all tenders in flight and ensure they are completed on time to meet tender return deadlines
  • Prepare a tender plan and coordinate all associated activities and resource inputs
  • Evaluate costs including take offs, suppliers, and specialist subcontractors
  • Manage the estimating database and ensure it is up-to-date and accurate
  • Represent the company on site visits and during client facing interviews and post-tender clarification meetings
  • Provide monthly reporting on tender status


  • High proficiency in Excel and a base knowledge of mechanical plant, systems, and material streams
  • The Mechanical Estimating Manager must have excellent time and workload management skills
  • Plan tender workload and organise resources accordingly to ensure tender is completed on time
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to represent the company in a professional manner
  • Manage estimating handover meetings and quality of associated outputs to project team
  • Manage estimating database and regular update of rates
  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility for the tender process from start to finish
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines



  • Salary circa €135,000 to €145,000 – DOE
  • Annual Bonus
  • Hybrid Options


If you are a Mechanical Estimating Manager looking for your next career move, please contact Gearoid Hughes. We will not send your cv to any client without your permission. We also have many other roles for Mechanical Building Services Engineers and Electrical Engineers across Ireland

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