Quantity Surveyor - Building Contractor - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 65,000 - 70,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2109-27657

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Quantity Surveyor with experience working on industrial buildings projects?

Are you available for an immediate start for min 5 month contract on a civils/ steel frame / cladding building project in Dublin 24 starting this April?

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to sheila@jobcontax.com

Quantity Surveyor - Building Contractor - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is a medium sized construction company working on high value residential projects as well as commercial and industrial projects

Currently expanding their business, they are always happy to meet candidates who can drive this growth.

A Quantity Surveyor is required for an immediate start for a min of 5 months for an industrial project based in Dublin 24. The package includes civils works and a steel frame/cladding building.

The Quantity Surveyor will assist with budget preparation and estimates, progress reports, final account preparation, client interaction and attending various design team / site meetings for the company. 

Liaising and reporting to the Managing Director, the Project Director and the Contracts Manager.

Liaising with the Design Team to ensure requirements and specifications are met

Develop and maintain relationships with Client Representatives to support the activities and maintain positive relations.

Attend regular site meetings and communicate effectively to keep Managing Director up-to-date on project development status whilst also tracking and resolving issues

Subcontract purchasing and monitoring of packages on site

Monitoring of contract charges and notification to sub-contractors

Sub-contractor re-measurement, interim and final account payments

Processing fortnightly / monthly sub-contractor payment certificates

Compiling the variation log and signing off on variations

Issuing interim payment applications

Final account preparations at the end of the project

Cost monitoring and reporting using construction computer software and attending monthly cost reporting meetings


Degree in Quantity Surveying 

5+ years experience with proven track record in dealing with Government Contracts, Subcontractors and Clients in relation to Valuations, Variations, Final Accounts and cost reporting

Displays through an understanding of specifications, bills of quantities, and drawings

Displays high capability of extracting quantities from drawings and issuing enquiries to sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure that accurate quotations are received within specified time frames

Computer literate in Microsoft Office and other Quantity Surveying Packages (Billsoft)

Proven track record in Residential & Commercial Projects

Demonstrates excellent budgetary responsibility 

Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to provide and explain accurate reporting. 

Excellent organisation and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities at once. 

Self-starter and ability to organise the workday around assigned activities and priorities with minimum supervision.

Must be highly flexible with a high level commitment to success.

Ability to work successfully as part of a team with wide variety of individuals demonstrating effective interpersonal skills.


€65K - €70k pro-rata salary and negotiable dependent on experience

Immediate start for a min 5-month contract, there is also the option for a permanent staff role with the company with city centre-based office


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a QS interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Sheila by e-mail Sheila@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of QS's in Dublin and Ireland.

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