Quantity Surveyor - Building Contractor - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 50,000 - 70,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1902-13015

Consultant: Elaine Burke

Are you a Quantity Surveyor with minimum 5 year's experience with a building contractor or specialist sub-contractor?

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Elaine on +353-1-9696684 or send your CV to elaine@jobcontax.com

Quantity Surveyor - Dublin

Client Profile

Our client is a medium sized building contractor working within the commercial and residential sectors.

Job Description 

A quantity surveyor's role is to manage the costs relating to building and engineering projects.

This may include new builds, renovations or maintenance work.

The key areas of responsibility include;

Prepare cost analysis based on the architectural drawings, engineering estimates, materials required and labor involved

Plans to enable design teams to produce practical designs for construction projects, which involves liaising with architects, engineers and subcontractors.

Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities

Evaluate tenders from contractors and subcontractors and, where appropriate, negotiate with the contractors.

Control all stages of projects within predetermined budget and expenditure.

Monitor and keep track of project progress and are responsible for the measurement and valuation of variations in the work during the contract, for agreement of interim

payments and the final account.

Work as part of a team to ensure that the requirements of the client are delivered.

Deal with any adhoc request as requested


Qualifications and Education Requirements

Degree calibre, and industry experience – min of 3 years, 5 years is preferred dealing with internal fit outs

Personal Skills

High degree of personal motivation

Commercial acumen

Ability to work as part of a close knit management team and manage numerous activities / projects simultaneously – both short and long term.

Ability to work on own initiative and with the minimum of supervision

Outgoing personality essential for dealing directly with Clients and their design team

Good negotiator

Flexibility with regard to working across all areas of the business, and hours to meet the requirements of this challenging position.

Preferred Skills

Good working knowledge of forms of contract currently used within the Building and

Civil Engineering industry

Good working knowledge of standard forms of measurement.

Driving licence

Good IT skills - particularly Word and Excel

Excellent communication skills

KPI’s that are to be evaluated for this role

Tendering & Estimating

Client Satisfaction

Work Process


Financial Awareness


€50 - €70K depending on experience.


Elaine Burke is the consultant managing this position. 

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact him by e-mail elaine@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-9696684


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