Quantity Surveyor - Engineering Consultancy - Galway

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2310-34157

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Quantity Surveyor with 3+ years experience working with engineering consultancies?

Are you interested in joining a leading Galway based consultancy?

If interested, forward your CV for review to sheila@jobcontax.com or call Sheila +353 1 7978720 to discuss in confidence.

Quantity Surveyor - Engineering Consultancy - Galway

Job Description

Our client is a multidisciplinary Engineering practice operating across the private and public sectors in Ireland.

With an increase in project workloads, the Galway based offie are seeking to recruit a Project Quantity Surveyor with 3+ years post graduate experience, preferably with a Consultancy background, who will assist the QS Team on all costs 

relating to Building and Civil aspects of various projects including mixed commercial, residential, industrial and educational, from initial concept design stage estimate to final account settlement.  

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to optimise project costs, implement value engineering and ensure value for money, while still achieving the required highest standards and quality.

Preparation of cost estimates throughout the various stages of the design and pre tender

Preparation of Tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities

Advise the Client on procurement strategies

Implement Value Engineering opportunities, managing VE opportunities

Assist in establishing client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies of design options and additional items

Perform risk and value management and cost control

Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks

Contract administration

Preparation and analysing tender costings

Assist the QS Team in providing advice on contractual claims

Manage the change order process

Value and approve completed work and certifying payments to consultants and contractors

Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use

Understand the implications of health and safety regulations

Assist the QS Team in managing and agreeing the final account for the projects.


Candidates will hold a minimum Level 8 qualification in Quantity Surveying 

3+ years post graduation experience preferably within a Consultancy practice

Proficient in use of Excel, Cubit and Buildsoft

Attention to Detail including good presentation and writing skills

Strong construction knowledge and experience in Building and Civil Works Projects

Firm understanding and working experience of Contracts and Procurement methods including GCCC Contracts


Salary negotiable for the right candidate

An excellent salary commensurate to the successful candidate’s experience and suitability

A city centre position based in Galway with parking also adjacent (subsidized parking rates)

A defined career path with clear objectives and ‘progression gates’

A strong CPD commitment


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Quantity Surveyor interested in roles based in Galway, 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 Quantity Surveyors in Galway and Ireland.

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