Junior Estimator

  • Anywhere

Junior Estimator required for main contractor in Limerick. The ideal estimator should have 1+ years construction experience in the UK or Ireland and hold a third level degree in engineering, construction, or quantity surveying. This is the ideal role for someone looking to develop their career as an estimator with a highly reputable, international contractor.



  • 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.




  • Third level qualification in engineering, construction, quantity surveying or related field
  • Good knowledge of construction outputs, and of labour, plant, and material prices.
  • Financially numerate with strong commercials knowledge.
  • Good understanding of data analysis methods.
  • Ability to manage tender documentation and punctual with reports.
  • Methodical, analytical mindset with good attention to detail



  • Salary of €50k – €55k DOE
  • Attractive benefits package, Company Vehicle/ Car allowance


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.