Quantity Surveyor

Our client, a growing construction company in Waterford are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join their growing team. Working on both commercial and residential projects the QS will be involved in all tendering for construction projects

Responsibilities will include:
  • Preparing and collating accurate, detailed and timely tenders based on drawings, specifications, bills of quantities and other information so as to secure profitable work orders.
  • Sourcing subcontractor and supplier quotations,
  • Analysing information for ambiguity, risk and qualification and seeking clarification where necessary.
  • Assist in the ongoing development of systems and procedures used in tendering
  • Keep up to date with contractual changes and other developments in the construction industry.
  • Work both in a team and on their own initiative and will have excellent IT skills include proficiency in Buildsoft / Cubit, Excel and MS programme.
  • Strong knowledge of Irish residential procurement
  • Comparing tender and construction documents, advising of any changes and preparation of valuation for submission to sub-contractor
  • Monitoring of project costs & preparation of monthly reports
  • Prepare the financial elements of the tender.
  • Post tender negotiations
  • Role will require a cost-focused team player genuinely interested in furthering your career within an empowered, performance-driven project structure.
  • Primary focused on maximizing the profitability of the designated project.
  • Attend site progress and cost meetings and liaising with subcontractors
Role will suit
  • Qualified Quantity Surveyor with Min of 2 years PQE Experience working as a QS
  • Excellent IT skills include proficiency in Buildsoft / Cubit, Excel and MS programme.
  • Strong accuracy, eye for detail and analytical skills required along with a proven ability to manage your own work load
  • Good communication and team playing skills required