Intermediate Quantity Surveyor - Waterford

Quantity Surveying
Ref: 6191 Date Posted: Friday 25 Aug 2023

Quantity Surveyor          Waterford      €45-60k


The Company

Family run contractor are currently on the lookout for an experienced QS to join their commercial team and manage projects from start to finish.

Our client works across a wide range of sectors, including residential, commercial, civils and demolition. All of their projects are based in Waterford, so a great opportunity to get working closer to home!

As an experienced Quantity Surveyor, you will bring your expertise and knowledge to support and assist the current team. A brilliant opportunity to come in and develop your career with a well-established contractor all whilst earning an enticing salary!

The Role

  • Liaise with customers and project managers
  • Management of commercial and contractual aspects of relationships with customers, consultants and subcontractors
  • Measure, price, negotiate and agree budgets and costs for variations to project scope
  • Check project costs are correct and raise/resolve queries where necessary
  • Attend pre-contract meetings, liaise with a wide range of construction professionals, and ensure timely completion of agreed actions
  • Produce and maintain up to date procurement schedules
  • Compile and issue invitations to tender, analyse subcontractor quotations and make recommendations for placement of orders
  • Compile subcontract orders for approval
  • Visit site to measure and value works completed
  • Assess subcontractor payment entitlement and process payments
  • Carry out reconciliation of cost and value to date/forecast to keep the management team informed of project performance
  • Work closely with contract and site management staff to support the smooth running of the office and the site, carrying out other duties as required
  • Assist in the guidance and development of junior surveyors
  • Other commercial matters as required

What you need

  • Hold Degree in Quantity Surveying / Construction Management
  • Motivated, driven and works well within team
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • 3+ years experience

For any more information on the role please contact Fionnuala Lambe on 015314886 or 02830898345.

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