Senior Electrical Estimator

Location Limerick
Discipline: Construction & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Brian Doyle

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Job ref: 32638
Published: 19 days ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Established in 1989, our client offers extensive experience in electrical, instrumentation, data network, and ancillary systems across all market sectors. As a leading electrical contractor in Ireland, they have completed projects in Data Centres, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Industrial, Pharmaceutical, Commercial, Government, and Technology sectors. They prioritize customer satisfaction, quality workmanship, and strict safety standards, continually improving their services to meet client needs.


Job Title: Senior Electrical Estimator

Reporting to: Managing Director

Job Description: outlined below;


As a Senior Electrical Estimator, you will play a pivotal role in our clients project development and implementation process, tendering on a variety of projects including healthcare, life sciences, commercial, pharmaceutical, industrial, etc. You will work closely with the Estimating Team as well as a multidisciplinary team of industry experts to deliver cutting-edge projects.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Pre-Qualification documentation preparation for desired projects as required.
  • Log and assess initial tenders and provide appropriate report to management.
  • Work closely with supply chain at tender stage to ensure on schedule, correct and competitive quotations.
  • Query bid documentation as may be required to clear up any ambiguities, errors, and omissions in tender prior to tender closing. Develop and maintain RFI & addendum Log on each tender.
  • Carry out full review of Tender Specifications and other supporting Tender documentation for full bid compliance.
  • Prepare tender risk analysis and ensure tender submission is appropriately clarified.
  • Completing take-offs from tender drawings. Development and review of Electrical discipline and multi-discipline material take-offs and enter into the Companys Estimating software.
  • Evaluation and/or development of construction labour rates and evaluation of sub-contract cost estimates and proposals.
  • Review and analyse complex bills of materials, assess labour productivity and labour costs.
  • Review of process designs and engineering specifications for cost effectiveness and suggestions for alternatives/value engineering.
  • Complete tender site visits and attend meetings both internal and client based where required.
  • Provide detailed tender and supporting non-commercial submissions based on a performance specification and services drawings.
  • Evaluate the latest software tools available on the market & make recommendations for investments towards productivity gains.
  • Uphold the highest levels of quality in line with ISO 9001:2015 standards.
  • You may be asked to travel to different sites as necessary.


Skills and Requirements:

  • To excel in this role, you should possess the following skills and qualifications:
  • 7-10 years of experience in a relevant field.
  • Diploma or Degree Qualification in a relevant Engineering discipline. Electrical Trade background would be advantageous.
  • Experience in Healthcare and Industrial projects is advantageous.
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills, able to collaborate effectively with colleagues, clients, and external partners.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office systems with a strong Excel ability required.
  • Demonstrated appetite for continuous learning and personal development.