Junior – Intermediate level Quantity Surveyors wanted for Dublin - Dublin

Quantity Surveying
Ref: 100 Date Posted: Friday 16 Aug 2019
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Rightpath Recruitment


Junior – Intermediate level Quantity Surveyors wanted for Dublin

A very strong Tier 2 contractor with an impeccable reputation in the market is currently recruiting for a Graduate – Junior QS and an Intermediate QS for their Dublin team.

They have a team of 5 QS of all different levels and 2 Senior Managers and are looking to ad another 2 Quantity Surveyors due to the number of recent projects they have been awarded. The company itself has been recognised for their outstanding process in which they train up and support new members of staff.

If you are a Quantity Surveyor and truly interested in building a reputation and developing a long-standing career for yourself, this is a company you should speak with.


Job purpose

Measurement and valuation of works in progress. Participation in the management of the supply chain and project costs of construction projects to ensure the overall financial success of a project. Responsible for the commercial management of all or part of a project and/or a number of trade packages within the project.



  • To ensure the full and proper implementation of the Company’s Procedures;
  • To generate/maintain relevant records, accurate filing and support for all commercial functions;
  • To ensure the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments;
  • To prepare draft sub-contracts to the level of responsibility delegated by the individual’s supervisor;
  • To monitor sub-contractor performance in consultation with senior staff;
  • To participate in pricing variations/design cost control/value engineering;
  • To participate in the recording of delays & preparation of any request for extensions of time;
  • To participate in the settlement of main contract final accounts;
  • To attend meetings with other stakeholders (if so delegated to do);
  • To assist senior staff in the compilation of data to monitor individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis;
  • Supervision of work allocated to Trainee QS or Graduate QS staff;
  • To apply a neat and accurate approach in all day to day activities and to strive to enhance one’s own professional capability;
  • To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager;
  • Any other duties relevant to the role.


Knowledge skills & experience

  • Working towards professional accreditation (desirable);
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word & PowerPoint;
  • Able to read a construction programme and relevance of the critical path;
  • Understanding of H&S issues at work;
  • Awareness of dispute resolution procedures;
  • Adept at understanding construction drawings and able to measure and take off accurately;
  • Understanding of the inter-relationship between bills, specifications and drawings;
  • Understanding the importance of Company Procedures;
  • Understanding of construction contracts in relation to projects and of the relevance of sub contract terms and conditions;
  • Ability to assess and value minor changes/variations in compliance with contract terms;
  • Able to work effectively as part of a multi disciplined team;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people;
  • Experience of working on a live project, undertaking measurement and valuation functions;
  • Experience of managing low risk sub contractors;
  • Experience of processing subcontract payments;
  • Understanding of the construction industry (Building, Fit Out or Civils);
  • Basic knowledge of different industry contracts;
  • Basic understanding of risk in construction process;
  • Basic understanding of the relevance of the construction programme.


This contractor is keen to take people on that have the drive and ambition to progress into senior roles but to still be humble enough to be able to take directions from senior members while pursuing ambition.


Please contact Ethan Campbell for more information on this role 015314886 or 02830898345

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