Building Estimator – Dublin North

Job Description

Established national construction company are looking to appoint Building Estimator to be based in North Dublin to provide tender costings for construction projects ensuring a competitive net bid.



Check and acknowledge tender documents and amendments.
Abstract information into subcontract and material packages.
Select subcontract and material suppliers.
Organise copy of tender documents and amendments for appropriate parties.
Ensure tendering processes are fully implemented.
Arrange pricing document production  internal or external if required.
Enter pricing document onto estimating system.
Rate up pricing document.
Answering queries from subcontractors/suppliers.
Liaise with Client/Design Team during tender process and arrange meeting if required.
Identify scope for design alternatives and value engineering, discussing with appropriate bid team members.
Appraise sub-contractor/supplier quotations.
Price up Prelims, in conjunction with Senior Estimator / Construction Manager
Finalise ˜Tender Summary Sheet prior to Adjudication Meeting.
Attend Adjudication Meeting and present tender.
Highlight any areas of concern / risk in cost proposal.
Complete Form of Tender and tender letter with any qualifications
Complete Contract Sum Analysis/Schedule if necessary.
Enter final tender information in tender log and ensure it is maintained.
Prepare information packages for handover to construction team, if successful.
Attend handover meeting and brief team on tender bid.
Ensure supply chain is regularly refreshed in line with procurement / construction activities to meet the company’s needs.
Develop client / specific relationships to enhance opportunities to tender, negotiate and enhance tender margins.
Complete Contract Sum Analysis/Schedule if necessary.
Attend post tender negotiations with Client.
Ensure final Tender Summary Sheet and supporting documentation is fully distributed to delivery team commercial resources.
Cost Planning.
Undertake project debrief, eliciting feedback from sites, to improve construction.
Identification of project related risks.
Develop Supply Chain.

3-5 years estimating experience preferably in Ireland or UK


For further information please contact Robert Bridgeman







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  • Salary negotiable
  • Location Dublin
  • Contract Full Time
  • Last update 30 November 2022
  • Job Ref CLEBE22