• Job Ref: 9204
  • GPC Mobile: 0861893835
  • GPC Job Phone: 0861893835
  • salary: €60k - €70k

We are seeking experienced Estimators to join a Tier 1 Main Contractor, specializing in winning high-profile projects with blue-chip clients, they offer a stimulating work environment. If you thrive in such a setting, this is the opportunity for you. You will be reporting to the Senior Estimator/Estimating Manager. Your purpose will be to generate competitive and best-price tender submissions to successfully win contracts.


  • Estimate Production: Gather proposals, quotes, specifications, and related documents to produce estimates.
  • Opportunity Identification: Identify opportunities and deficits in tender documents for commercial leverage.
  • Supplier/Subcontractor Engagement: Obtain and evaluate quotes, perform risk analysis on packages, and maintain a cost database.
  • Pre-Contract Negotiations: Collaborate with the QS function.
  • Contractual Concerns: Liaise with the Chief Estimator and senior management, ensuring timely notices and submissions.
  • Budget Agreement: Engage with the commercial/project team to agree on budgets before the pre-start handover meeting.
  • Preliminary Budgets: Manage and control budgets during the tender process.
  • Client Relationship: Maintain client relationships throughout commercial negotiations.
  • Cost Data Reports: Compile and maintain cost data reports.
  • Relationship Building: Build and maintain long-term relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Technical Reviews: Review technical publications, track price trends, and regulatory changes.
  • Contract Protection: Follow company procedures and protocols to protect contracts.


  • 2+ years in an estimating role with a project management background.
  • Strong understanding of construction outputs, and labor, plant, and material prices.
  • Third-level qualification in engineering, construction, quantity surveying, or a related field.

Salary Package:

  • €60k – €70k DOE
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Car allowance / Company vehicle
  • Excellent career progression


If you are an Estimator considering a career move, please email e.dobson@gpcireland.com or call Eve on 086 189 3835 for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CVs to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin and has more than 25 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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