Mechanical Quantity Surveyor - Cork

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2312-34520

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you an Mechanical Quantity Surveyor with 5+years experience on large scale pharma/biotech/semi conductor / industrial projects?

Are you interested in working with a leading Mechanical Engineering Contractor on Cork based projects?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, please send your CV to or call Sheila 017978720

Mechanical Quantity Surveyor - Cork

Job Description

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for managing all costs to bring an optimal commercial outcome for the company related to process mechanical construction and maintenance projects from initiation through to final take over by our customers. 

You will balance this cost control with the need to deliver a project safely, to the required specifications, industry standards and of a quality to ensure we maintain customer loyalty in consultation with the Site team.

To complete the initial review of tenders, rates, preliminaries, terms and conditions prior to commencement of a contract.

Raise sales invoices against works completed, including substantiation of costs as required.

Undertake and manage interim commercial meetings with the client, sub-contractors and the internal team.

Report in detail as required to the Commercial Manager and Directors on the commercial status of the project.

Administration of customer and sub-contractor purchase orders and invoices.

Management of sub-contractors including; prepare tenders, soliciting tenders, evaluation of rates and measures, provision of sub contract agreements, purchase orders, and general commercial management of sub-contractor

Manage subcontractor accounts, interim valuations and final accounts.

Ensure payment certificates are processed and payments are made per the agreed sub-contract and procurement terms.

Work closely with project managers, construction managers and site engineers to track progress claims by sub-contractors and certify payments, and negotiate final accounts.

Ability to administer the contract obligations and meet additional Client requirements. Issue interim and final accounts per project and contract requirements.

Monthly applications to be all inclusive of accurate re-measures, site changes, day works and any applicable contract claims.

Identify escalations, material or labour, as appropriate.

Review and control of all project cost centres

Ability to identify potential commercial risks and ensure prompt reporting of same to Senior Management. Follow direction of Senior Management in undertaking work duties.

Verify measures on works and the application of contracted rates

Management of variations, including measures, rates, preliminaries and 3rd party costs including materials, consumables, plant etc., issue to customer and negotiate as required.

Costing and agreeing daily work changes to include managing the subcontractor re-measurement of contract works, site day works and site change orders.

Liaise with Customer in contract administration including progress account valuations, prepare supporting documentation, final account negotiations, final payment certificates and retentions.

Adherence to company practices, processes and generally accepted industry standards.


Degree Qualification in Quantity Surveying, Mechanical Engineering, construction management or equivalent.

Proficient in the suite of Microsoft applications, primarily Word and Excel.

5-10 years relevant work placement experience as a Quantity Surveyor is required, preferably in the process mechanical sector


Competitive Salary negotiable based on experience and qualifications 

Fulltime permanent staff roles with a clear career progression path supported with ongoing assistance with CPD


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Mechanical Quantity Surveyor interested in roles based in Cork, you can contact Sheila by e-mail at or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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