Mechanical Estimator – Ballymount/Dublin 12

Job Description

Our client is an International Building & Engineering Contractor headquartered in Ireland who are now seeking an experienced Mechanical Estimator to join their team in Dublin.


Prepare estimates based on drawings and specifications.

Manage quantities and prepare a pricing document.

Obtain pricing for elements of the building from Irish and European subcontractors and suppliers.

Utilise spreadsheets to compare subcontractor’s bids and quotations, and to demonstrate reasoning for selecting subcontractors.

Assist in the maintaining of the cost data base.

Present the estimate to the Estimating Director, and to the Board of Directors.

Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers, etc).

Keep informed with developments in the construction industry.

Participate in the development of procedures to ensure a high standard of quality control in the documents produced by the Estimating Department.

Co-operate with the application of quality assurance procedures.

Engage in personal development planning and performance review procedures, as required.

Ensure confidentiality is maintained with respect to all information obtained during employment, particularly with respect to information provided by, or obtained from others.

Understand the requirement to achieve a high level of quality in the production of subcontractor tender documentation and tender submission.

Understand the company’s high standards of safety.

Able to identify potential risks on a project.


Quantity Surveying or Estimating background with at least 3 years’ satisfactory experience

Proficiency, written and oral, in the English language

Knowledge of FIDIC contracts is desirable

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and in at least one of the more widely used QS BQ production software packages – e.g. Buildsoft or CostX


Package includes highly competitive salary, pension, annual bonus, health care etc




For further information please contact Robert Bridgeman









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  • Salary
  • Location Dublin
  • Contract Full Time
  • Last update 30 November 2022
  • Job Ref CLB8