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Senior Mechanical Estimator

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

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Advanced Facilities
  • Contact: Steven Garland
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +353 (87) 662 4838
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 1037775
NRL are looking to speak with a Senior Mechanical Estimator for a permanent position with one of Ireland’s leading mechanical & Electrical engineering contractors. Remote working available with attendance in the office for roughly 1 week per month (Dublin/Galway office)


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 & drawing
  • 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 option
  • 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 Estimating Procedures & overall quality procedures.

Role Requirements:
  • 3rd level qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Construction
  • Economics, Quantity Surveying or similar
  • 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 €2.5million electrically 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:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Full time, permanent position