Senior Estimator - Main Contractor

Senior Estimator - Main Contractor

An Senior Estimator is required on behalf of a leading main contractor based in Dublin to prepare accurate and competitive cost estimates for a wide variety of blding projects throughout Leinster.

You will analyse the risks and opportunities inherent in the proposals, provide on-going support to the project teams and advise the Directors and Senior Managers of any issues that are applicable to the Estimating function.


Key Responsibilities

  •  Check and maintain a controlled copy of the enquiry documents
  • Review and report on the Client's Enquiry
  • Prepare subcontract and materials enquiries and review the subsequent quotations
  • Build up an accurate cost estimate for the permanent works in an elemental and analytical format
  • Prepare an accurate cost estimate for the indirect resources required to carry out the works in accordance with the agreed programme and engineering requirement
  • Check the labour and plant resources accumulated in the cost estimate balance with those derived from the planned programme
  • Prepare and present the commercial aspects of the tender to the directors for adjudication and approval
  • Prepare the commercial tender for submission to the Client


  •  Minimum 6 years' experience working as an Estimator / Quantity Surveyor 
  • Building Contractor/ Specialist Sub-Contracting experience.


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join one of Dublin’s leading main building contractors.

The successful applicant will get the opportunity to work on some of the most prestigious construction projects for a market leading company that actively invest in their staff development.

A generous salary and benefits package is on offer.

For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Jonathan Derby at CSR on 015267469. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.

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Job Details

  • Consultant: Jonathan Derby Consultant
  • Telephone: 01 5267469
  • Job Reference: CSR011403
  • Location: Dublin
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full-Time
  • Salary: Negotiable
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