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A Senior Estimator is required to join Ireland’s leading multi-disciplinary Engineering and Construction company. This role will be based out of Kildare or Dublin head office.


The successful candidate will take on the role of Senior Estimator within the power division.

  • Ensure that the tender provides the ‘winning strategy’ including margin/profit decisions.
  • Contribute to the management team maintaining close contact with other departments.
  • Contribute to the development of novel value engineered solutions with innovative and alternate ideas.
  • Produce enquiry schedules for scope of works and packages required from the tender documentation, drawings and specifications.
  • Identify tender deliverables required from the project designers.
  • Prepare subcontract packages as necessary.
  • Prepare and maintain robust, accurate, cost estimates for projects
  • Evaluate quotations returned from suppliers and where necessary enter into correspondence to bring quotations in line with the project specific requirements.
  • Prepare accurate quantity take-offs from project documentation.
  • Prepare activity schedules for projects; utilising appropriate estimating software.
  • Provide input for or maintain the project risk register.
  • Prepare BOQ for scopes of projects on estimating programmes such as CCS Candy.
  • Prepare commercial documents for handover to the project execution team.
  • Develop direct reports in accordance with company policy.
  • Contribute to the development of standard procedures.
  • Attend meetings (pre and post tender) with Professional Team and Client.
  • Attend site visits.


  • Degree in Quantity Surveying/Engineering/Construction Management or similar
  • Full Drivers Licence mandatory
  • IT skills with estimating software
  • Minimum 7 years construction experience
  • 7 years estimating experience on projects up to €25million preferred.


  • Salary circa €80k – €100k DOE
  • Excellent benefits package

If you are a Senior Estimator considering a career move, please feel free to send your CV or contact Lisa Cullen on 086-0119146 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 with 24 years experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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