Senior Quantity Surveyor - PQS - Laois

Quantity Surveying
Ref: 6553 Date Posted: Monday 09 Oct 2023

Senior Quantity Surveyor          Laois      €60-70k


The Company

A rapidly growing PQS firm are on the lookout for a Chartered QS to join their team in Portarlington to work on current and upcoming projects!

Our client provides high quality projects throughout the Leinster region. They work across a range of projects, including education, residential, healthcare, fitout, retail and commercial!  

This is an office-based role, but hybrid working is available, and the client is happy to discuss flexible working that works for you!

A brilliant opportunity to develop your career with a well-established company 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
  • Chartership
  • Motivated, driven and works well within team
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • 5+ years’ experience

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

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