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Senior Estimator (Construction)




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Our client, a prominent construction contractor specializing in commercial, residential, and education buildings, is currently seeking a Senior Estimator to join their team. This office-based position is located in County Laois and offers a competitive salary range of 60,000 to 80,000 euro per year. The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in estimating within the construction industry and possess in-depth knowledge of construction practices and processes.

Position Overview:
As a Senior Estimator, you will play a key role in the tendering process, providing accurate and competitive estimates for construction projects. You will work closely with the management team to analyze project specifications, assess costs, and prepare detailed estimates to secure new business opportunities.

This is a permanent role, which will involve working for my client directly on a permanent basis, this is not an agency or short term role. I am assisting my client in finding suitable candidates to work for them directly.


- Review project plans, specifications, and other documentation to understand project requirements.
- Conduct site visits and gather relevant information to assess project scope and feasibility.
- Analyze material, labor, and equipment costs to develop accurate estimates.
- Prepare and submit comprehensive tender submissions within specified deadlines.
- Collaborate with project managers, subcontractors, and suppliers to obtain pricing and cost information.
- Evaluate and negotiate subcontractor and supplier quotations to ensure competitive pricing.
- Monitor and track project costs throughout the tendering process and provide regular updates to management.


- Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
- Minimum of five years of experience in estimating within the construction industry.
- Proficiency in estimating software and MS Office applications.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
- Effective communication and negotiation skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


- Competitive salary range of 60,000 to 80,000 euro per year.
- Opportunity to work with a reputable construction contractor on diverse projects.
- Supportive work environment with opportunities for professional development and growth.
- Office-based role with regular working hours.

If you feel like you fit the above requirements and are currently seeking an exciting new challenge, please forward your CV for immediate consideration and confidential call back to discuss the role in more detail.

Your CV will never be sent to anybody without your permission.

Job Type:
Full-time, Permanent

€60,000.00-€80,000.00 per year


- Company events
- On-site parking
- Wellness program


- Day shift
- Monday to Friday

Fluent English (preferred)

In person




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