• Job Ref: 17200
  • GPC Mobile: 086 035 1825
  • GPC Job Phone: 01 207 8990
  • salary: €85k-€100k

A Lead Mechanical Estimator is needed to join a well-established and progressive Mechanical Contractor in Dublin.  The Mechanical Estimator will be responsible for the company’s preparation of tenders for a range of projects, some of which are detailed below.


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



  • Bio-Pharmaceutical
  • Data Centre projects



  • The Mechanical Estimator will be responsible for the preparation of tenders
  • Provide effective commercial and contractual support to operations on a number of major projects in accordance with procedures
  • Liaise with clients and Consultants from initial enquiries through to final accounts on the production and agreement of account details and securing final payment without undue penalty.
  • Liaising with suppliers and sub-contractors and internal team members in relation to pricing variations.
  • Conduct periodic review of work practices to identify appropriate cost saving measures
  • Quantify material, plant and labour requirements for relevant projects
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Issue tender queries and prepare tender reports
  • Source and categorise pre-project information
  • Create a procurement schedule for the project
  • Monitor project costs against budgets, identify problems/opportunities and recommend /implement change where necessary.
  • Complete the final handover to the project team



  • Relevant Degree or Trade background
  • The Mechanical Estimator must have 7+ years’ experience working as a Mechanical Estimator on M&E projects
  • Must have experience working in Ireland or the UK
  • Good communication skills and proven track record in taking tenders from pricing through to final client award
  • Ability to read drawings and do take-offs.
  • Knowledge of mechanical material & system types, supply chain, and sub-contractor network



  • Salary circa €85,000 to €100,000 – doe
  • Annual Bonus
  • Full benefits package on application


If you are a Mechanical Estimator 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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