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A Tendering Engineer is required for Ireland s number one service and maintenance provider to the water and wastewater sector. This will be a permanent full-time position based in head office in Carlow.


  • Reporting to Senior Management this individual will be required to work on their own initiative based upon external and internal tender and project inquires.
  • Prepare and analyse project costings for tenders, including materials, quantities, labour and time.
  • Compiling tender documentation for submission to client. Variation of small to large project works.
  • Maintaining log of all inquiries and following up with Clients for approval/feedback.
  • Liaising with relevant staff, suppliers, & clients and building relationships.
  • Technical sales/service support to existing and new customer base.
  • Review and assessment of tender documentation (drawings, specifications and works requirements) issued by the client.
  • Obtaining quotations from suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Managing opportunities from prequalification through to contract award.
  • Managing quality /technical and price submissions.
  • Contract review and risk management.
  • Submission of tender clarifications.
  • Full responsibility for the quality and standard of all tender / quote submissions.
  • Ensuring that technical and commercial marks are maximised.
  • Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound Tenders.
  • Preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer.
  • Compiling and collating documentation, schedules and data sheets etc. for inclusion into final formal proposal submissions (both commercial and technical).
  • Preparing material, labour, plant and subcontractor cost analysis spreadsheets.
  • Preparing preliminary programmes.
  • Considering site safety, health and environmental issues.
  • Review & report tender performance on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensure post-contract award processes are adhered to and including handover to the project teams


  • 10+ years experience in mechanical/electrical engineering environment.
  • 3rd level Qualification in Engineering/Technology
  • Knowledge of water industry an advantage but not essential
  • Good knowledge and experience in quoting, tender preparation and submissions
  • Excellent IT skills, interpersonal skills & communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong administration experience
  • Drivers Licence
  • Ability to work on their own initiative while working alongside a supportive team
  • A demonstrated commitment to meet and exceed customer requirements.
  • Work closely with all parties to meet the business objectives.


  • Salary circa €60k – €70k DOE
  • 25 days annual leave

If you are a Tendering Engineer 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 and has more than 23 years experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.


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