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Asset Recruitment

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Senior Mechanical Estimator

Excellent permanent staff opportunity with a long-established Mechanical Engineering contractor client for an experienced, professional Senior Mechanical Estimator who will be an integral part of our clients estimating team.

Reporting to the Estimating Manager, your role encompasses the precise preparation of mechanical cost estimates and ensuring the punctual submission of tenders. You’ll receive comprehensive training in cost estimating software and contribute to tenders spanning diverse projects like Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, Semi-Conductor, Commercial, Data Centers, across Ireland and the UK.


– Conducting thorough reviews of tender documents, drawings, specifications, schedules, etc.
– Ensuring accurate quantity take-offs and marked-up measured drawings.
– Managing and evaluating supplier and subcontractor quotations.
– Preparing costed bill of quantities.
– Issuing tender queries and RFIs.
– Creating tender reports, pricing schedules, and other tender return documents.
– Offering insights into potential value engineering opportunities.
– Attending meetings and site visits when required.
– Meeting tender return deadlines.
– Maintaining the database.
– Collaborating with clients, consultants, contractors, and wider project teams.
– Performing other related tasks as instructed.


– A degree in Mechanical, Process, Building Services Engineering, or a related field.
– Previous experience in mechanical cost estimating within a contracting environment, including experience in delivering tenders from enquiry to award stage.
– Proficiency in computer skills, particularly MS Office.
– A solid understanding of mechanical and process pipework systems, HVAC, plumbing, and other mechanical building services systems.
– Good knowledge of various mechanical and process pipework materials.
– The ability to interpret drawings and specifications, conduct precise take-offs, and create detailed BOQs.
– Excellent time management, communication, numerical, analytical, and organizational skills.
– Strong problem-solving abilities and the capacity to multitask effectively.
– Effective workload management and deadline adherence.

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