Estimator (Civils) – Galway

Salary: SBOE

We are currently recruiting an Estimator on behalf of our client, a large civils contractor in Galway. The company are a highly regarded contractor who have previous experience of delivering projects across all sectors in construction. The position is a full time, permanent role and provides the opportunity to work on notable civils, utilities and infrastructure projects. Previous experience on water projects would be very beneficial.

estimator (Civils)Duties:

  • Tender document control
  • Checking Bill of Quantities for accuracy and managing Bill of Quantity production on a Design & Build tender
  • Reviewing the Contract for each tender
  • Compiling, issuing and adjudicating subcontractor/supplier tender quotations
  • Preparing estimate Direct and Indirect Costs
  • Identifying, analysing and developing risk registers
  • Presenting estimates to the Board for review
  • Preparing tender and contract documents for submission


  • 5+ years experience in a similar role; main contracting experience desirable
  • Civil Engineering or Construction related degree essential
  • Excellent time management skills and must be able to complete projects before deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced IT skills. Experience with Candy estimating software is an advantage.