Quantity Surveyor - Main Contractor - Kilkenny

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2106-26852

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Quantity Surveyor with 3+years’ experience working with main contractors on construction projects?

Are you availalbe for a Kilkenny based project?

If you are looking for a role that takes your career to the next level, contact Sheila on 017978720 for an informal chat or send your CV to sheila@jobcontax.com for review.

Quantity Surveyor - Main Contractor - Kilkenny

Job Description

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

We are currently seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a new project in Co. Kilkenny

Advise on contractual matters – general and project level

Process contractual claims and all associated records

Look for opportunities to maximise revenue and reduce cost and identify and investigate losses

Assist with project cash management

Advise and support with project correspondence

Negotiate and agree subcontractors

Negotiating subcontract and suppliers’ prices and terms

Ensure final accounts are closed in a timely manner

Ensure timely drafting of commercial/contractual correspondence

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 report

Negotiating subcontractors and suppliers final accounts

Variations: measurement and pricing

Variations: Negotiate with client, quantity surveyor and subcontractor


Professional qualification in Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management

3+ years’ experience in a Quantity Surveyor role on construction projects

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

Liaise with Commercial Manager and Contracts 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


Salary €55k - €75k depending on experience

Excellent company benefits


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a QS interested in roles based in Kilkenny , you can contact Sheila by e-mail at 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 Kilkenny and Ireland.

Due to the large volume of applications, JobContax may not be able to respond directly to every individual. 


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