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Estimator required for specialist subcontractor based in Monaghan. The ideal estimator should have 5+ years construction experience in the UK or Ireland and hold a third level degree in engineering, construction, or quantity surveying, however this is not a deal breaker. This is the ideal opportunity for an estimator looking to join a rapidly growing contractor with operations in Ireland and Mainland Europe.



  • Analyse, evaluate and perform risk analysis on supplier and subcontract packages.
  • Compile and maintain costs data reports.
  • Engage with the commercial/project team to agree budgets prior to the pre-start handover meeting.
  • Ensure client relationships are maintained throughout commercial negotiations.
  • Identify opportunities and deficits in the tender documents that provide commercial leverage.
  • Liaise with the Chief Estimator and senior management on contractual concerns and ensure that all necessary notices and submissions are met in a timely manner.
  • Manage and control preliminary budgets for tender process.
  • Obtain quotes from subcontractors and suppliers; compute costs and maintain a fit-for-purpose cost database.
  • Produce estimates by gathering proposals, quotes, specifications, and related documents.
  • Protect Flynn contractually and follow company procedures and protocols.
  • Review technical publications, track price trends and regulatory changes.
  • Work with the QS function in pre-contract negotiations.




  • Ability to manage tender documentation and punctual with reports.
  • Financially numerate with strong commercials knowledge.
  • Good knowledge of construction outputs, and of labour, plant, and material prices.
  • Good understanding of data analysis methods.
  • Methodical, analytical mindset with good attention to detail
  • Third level qualification in engineering, construction, quantity surveying or related field preferred but not necessary.



  • Salary of €55k – €70k DOE
  • Attractive benefits package


If you are a Junior Estimator considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Andrew Neale for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin and has more than 24 years experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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