Quantity Surveyor - Main Construction Contractor - Galway

Location: Ireland

EUR 50,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2010-24404

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Quantity Surveyor with 4 years’ experience in a quantity surveyor role on large scale construction projects?

Would you like to work for one of Ireland's leading Civil and Building Contractors with projects based in Connaught?

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 – Tier 1 Contractor - Galway


​Our client is one of Ireland's leading Civil & Building Contractors with operations throughout the country.

Job Description

Advise and report regularly to Management on contractual and legal matters.

Prepare tender submission cash flow.

Advise on contractual matters – general and project level.

Identify contract grounds for claim.

Determine claim strategy.

Review notices and contractual correspondence.

Prepare claim entitlement with Planner.

Prepare claim narrative.

Prepare financial claim.

Follow up claim negotiations and maximise returns.

Advise on appointing project staff (commercial).

Monitor and direct quantity surveyor activities.

Look for opportunities to maximise revenue and reduce cost.

Monitor project cash management.

Advise and support with project correspondence.

Negotiate and agree subcontractors.

Ensure final accounts are closed in a timely manner.

Identify and investigate losses.

Assist with insurance and bonds in place.

Set up procurement schedule.

Manage and monitor site quantity surveyors – delegate responsibilities and duties.

Look for opportunities to maximise revenue and reduce cost.

Timely drafting commercial/contractual correspondence.

Negotiating subcontract and suppliers’ prices and terms.

Prepare subcontract and suppliers documents.

Prepare and review monthly cost reports.

Ensure risk registers, variation trackers and extension of time tracker sheets are reviewed and updated monthly and included within monthly reports.

Negotiating subcontractors and suppliers final accounts.

Variations: measurement and pricing.

Variations: Negotiate with client, quantity surveyor and subcontractor.

Prepare management reports.


Professional qualification in Quantity Surveyor

4 years’ experience in a quantity surveyor role on large scale construction projects

Ability to work on large scale, high headcount construction sites & sub-contractors essential.

Liaise with Construction Manager when dealing with internal stakeholders and client’s representatives while on site including attendance at meetings

Strong time management skills.

Must have excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.

Strong understanding of the construction industry and working on site

Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency and meet challenging work goals

Must have fluent English and be eligible to work in Ireland.


Salary €50k - €65k depending on experience

Pension Scheme

21 annual days holidays and 9 public days

Annual salary review


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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