Senior Mechanical Estimator

May 17, 2023 Published by Tritech Engineering
Posted 10 months ago

Building Engineering Partnerships

Purpose of Role:

The Senior Mechanical Estimator will be responsible for accurately estimating the costs of mechanical systems for construction projects, including HVAC, plumbing, piping, and fire protection systems. The successful candidate will have a strong background in mechanical systems, as well as experience in estimating and project management. The Senior Mechanical Estimator will play a key role in the success of our construction projects by ensuring mechanical systems are estimated accurately and competitively. This role is an office-based role based in HQ in Dublin.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyse project plans and specifications to determine the scope of work required for mechanical systems.
  • Prepare accurate estimates of the cost of materials, labour, and equipment needed for mechanical systems.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers, subcontractors, and other vendors to ensure that materials and services are priced accurately and competitively.
  • Collaborate with project managers and engineers to develop value engineering ideas to optimize costs and project schedule.
  • Coordinate with other trades to ensure accurate integration of all systems.
  • Develop proposals and bid packages for mechanical systems.
  • Evaluate change orders and provide estimates for changes in scope of work.
  • Conduct post-project cost analysis to evaluate and improve estimating accuracy.


  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in mechanical estimating
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical systems including HVAC, plumbing, piping, and fire protection
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and project plans.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Experience with estimating software such as Trimble, Bluebeam & On Centre take-off is a plus

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