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Mechanical Estimator

  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 months ago

  • Sector: Advanced Facilities
  • Contact: Steven Garland
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +353 (87) 662 4838
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 16 January 2022
  • Job Ref: 1036820
A major M&E Contracting client of NRL's is currently seeking a Mechanical Estimator to support one of their major projects in Dublin. This role is on a permanent basis and offers excellent remuneration.


Role Responsibilities:
  • Initial review of tender documents and assessing project & level of design
  • Assisting and liaising with Engineering Support in design development if relevant
  • Interpreting specifications & drawings
  • Attending site surveys or liaising with site managers on same
  • Liaising with other Departments/Business Units
  • Analysing form of tender & overseeing that counts are prepared in line with form of tender,
  • Including the managing & checking of all counts completed by Assistant Estimator
  • Managing the sending out of enquires, ensuring all relevant documentation is issued to Suppliers
  • Preparing full take-off in line with tender documents
  • Liaising with suppliers including full evaluation of quotes
  • Preparing RFI's
  • Preparing Product Substitution & Value Engineering options
  • Once project is inputted into estimating package by Assistant Estimator, Estimator to check
  • quantities and descriptions are in line with take-off
  • Reviewing Prelims requirements for projects including Management, plant & access costs
  • Reviewing overall tender with Estimating Manager and interpretations taken
  • Managing post tender clarifications
  • Attending post tender meetings
  • Attending hand-over meetings for successful tenders
  • Ability to work as part as a team
  • Working in accordance with our Client’s Group Estimating Procedures & overall quality procedures.

Role Requirements:
  • 3rd level qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Construction Economics, Quantity Surveying or similar
  • Ideally will possess previous experience in the construction industry in a similar Mechanical Estimator position. Estimating process piping systems, utility piping, plumbing, HVAC systems, piping, duct work, and equipment.
  • Experience working on tenders in-excess of €5million Mechanically within the pharmaceutical, industrial, data centre or commercial sectors.
  • Innovates and leads in Mechanical/technical activity and challenges.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Suite, especially Power Point & Excel
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task and manage many priorities
  • Excellent communicator/strong interpersonal skills/communicates with impact
  • Excellent record keeper and administration skills
  • Solves problems analytically and acts decisively

What’s in it for you:
  • Permanent position available with a considerable portfolio of works for the next 5+ years
  • To build your career by assisting in the delivery of ‘leading edge’ engineering projects.
  • To work with a vibrant, agile and multi-functional team in delivering projects on time, safely, to budget and to the required quality standards.
  • Excellent package on offer with room for negotiations