Commercial Estimator



Our client is the innovative market leader in the uniquely efficient provision of patented high-quality Steel Reinforcement & BIM Solutions to major construction projects across Ireland and the UK. They currently have 200+ employees in offices and sites in Ireland, UK and Norway and have ambitious plans in the pipeline to build a new 8,000 sqm R&D Manufacturing Hub to fuel the next stage of their ambitious growth plan. They currently have an exciting opportunity for a commercially astute Estimator with a keen eye for detail and delivery.

Job Purpose:

This Estimator role will consist of the preparation of cost estimates, detailed schedules, analysing tender drawings & documentation, ensuring tenders are submitted accurately and on time, maximising profit, and customer satisfaction, as well as attending client meetings when required. You will also proactively build trusted professional relationships with clients and supply chain partners. The successful candidate will be based fulltime in Group HQ in Laois, Ireland.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner effectively with clients to revise designs, contracts, and specifications
  • Produce accurate quotations, specifications, schedules and contracts
  • Collation of key project requirements and specifications from tender documentation
  • Collaborate closely with Design & Detailing teams in the detailed scheduling process
  • Develop extensive product knowledge across Steel rebar and prefabricated solutions
  • Keep up to date on material prices, supply chain, logistics price increases
  • Efficiently log all enquiries and orders accurately on the system
  • Help manage relevant supply chain and procurement operations as required
  • Support relevant projects and process improvement initiatives proactively

Candidate Experience & Competencies:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience within a similar Estimator or QS role
  • Experience working within Pre-cast Concrete or Rebar Steel is advantageous
  • Relevant construction qualification, HND or relevant 3rd level qualification preferable
  • Proven experience in reviewing and formulating detailed tender bids in a professional manner to tight deadlines
  • Liaising with design teams and stakeholders to ensure specifications are consistently met according to specified plans/projects
  • Ability to work on your own initiative with the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with all key stakeholders
  • Strong organisation and negotiation skills ensuring materials are sourced and delivered within budget and at the right time
  • Focus on results and strives for continuous improvement
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality
  • Strong commercial nous and negotiating skills are essential
  • Proficient with I.T Systems & Microsoft office applications


Organization PhoenixRed Strategic Talent Solutions
Industry Construction / Civil Engineer
Occupational Category Commercial Estimator
Job Location Laois,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Experienced Professional
Experience 3 Years
Posted at 2023-09-19 1:13 pm
Expires on 2023-11-03