Estimator - Civil - Clare/Dublin - AA Euro Group Ltd.

Estimator – Civil – Clare/Dublin

  • Permanent
  • Clare
  • Reference Code: 02699

AA Euro Recruitment Group

Euro executive recruitment has been retained to recruit for a Civil Estimator for a leading multidisciplinary Contractor in Engineering to be based in either their Clare or Dublin Office.

The successful applicant will assist the overall bid team in the preparation of a compliant proposal, focusing on preparing the estimate by reviewing, analysing and determining the works required to be undertaken

The Role:

  • Provides priced Bills of Quantities for chosen schemes for drawings and specifications
  • Compile job costs from base principles for labour, plant and materials, and compile final pricing in required format
  • Develops the estimate at level of detail appropriate to size and complexity of project
  • Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
  • Contribute to the identification of risk and pricing of risks throughout the bid
  • Technical and commercial appraisal of material and sub-contractor quotations
  • Liaise with sub-contractors regarding pricing of works
  • Effectively co-ordinate relationships, interfaces from our in-house supply plant
  • Reviews final costs against budget on scheme completion
  • Provides initial client interface on all commercial matters
  • Assess and review all tender information received and attend any site visits or pre-tender meetings
  • Interpret and understand technical, commercial and contractual requirements of tender documentation
  • Actively pursue alternatives/innovations
  • Attend tender debriefs with clients and monitor results
  • Ensure that the operations team fully understand the tender at adjudication and handover
  • Develop relationships with clients, professionals, sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies
  • Projects and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information; controlling construction costs
  • Provides timely responses to pre-qualification questionnaires and tender submissions


  • Third level qualifications in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering or a related construction discipline
  • Min 3 years experience in an estimating or an estimating/QS role
  • A sound construction/engineering knowledge
  • Understanding of construction methodologies
  • Good presentation, written, analytical and IT skills
  • Commercially aware
  • Experience of pricing work under various forms of contract including Traditional NEC, Target Cost, Design & Build, Specification & Drawing or ECI bids.

For more information, Call Darren OKeeffe on 085 866 5682 or email your CV in confidence to

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Darren O'Keeffe