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Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join our Pre-Construction Team in our Swords office.

Job Purpose

To provide tender costs for construction projects for adjudication ensuring a competitive net bid.

Key Accountabilities

Co-ordination of tender bid & pre-contract activities.

Preparation of sound and competitive net estimate.

Handover and presentation of tender bid to construction team.

Developing key relationships with supply chain and with customers / specifies.

Key Tasks

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 / specifier 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.



Construction Management or Surveying third level qualification


Permanent / Full-time

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