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                                 WE ARE HIRING – ESTIMATOR  

We wish to recruit an Estimator who will be based in our Head Office in Carlow.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Establish and maintain tender files, update tender registers etc., all in accordance with our standard procedures;
  • Issue both sub-contract and material tender enquiries to ensure best value is being achieved from the market;
  • Follow up tender returns and ensure quotes are returned to us in a timely fashion;
  • Raise any tender queries that may arise with the relevant Design;
  • Develop the tender including analysing quotes received, incorporating tender clarifications within our tender and compiling estimator notes;
  • Review and record potential opportunities and risks associated with each tender;
  • Investigate options for possible value engineering and potential consequences of same;
  • Complete detailed analysis of tenders and quotes received from our supply chain, including any clarification of quotes that may be required;
  • Prepare our tender submission for final review with the Director(s) within the agreed timeframe;
  • Finalise our tender submission including completion of all tender document in accordance with the Instructions to Tenderers and ensure tender is submitted on time;
  • Compile tender file upon completion of the tender process, in accordance with our standard procedures.

Job Requirements

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Degree Qualified in the construction field (Quantity Surveying or Construction Technology);
  • 5+ Years’ experience in a similar role;
  • Must have strong analytical and numeracy skills;
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and ideally have a working knowledge of Buildsoft, Costx etc.;
  • Must have a detailed knowledge of the latest construction technologies, materials, and costs ad market trends;
  • Demonstrates excellent budgetary responsibility;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to work on their own and also as part of a team;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within a strict deadline environment;
  • Career driven, ambitious and enthusiastic.

What do we offer?

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we provide continuing learning and development opportunities. To register your interest in the above position, please forward your CV to the closing date for this position is Friday the 19th of October at 5.00pm.