Quantity Surveyor - Roofing Contractor - Wicklow

Location: Ireland

EUR 50,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2208-31048

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Quantity Surveyor with 4 + years of experience working with buildings contractors?

Are you interested in joining one of Ireland's leading industrial and commercial roofing & cladding contractors?

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on +353-17978720 or send your CV to sheila@jobcontax.com

Quantity Surveyor - Building Contractor- Wicklow

Job Description 

Our client prides itself as being a leading Commercial and Industrial Roofing & Cladding Contractor.  

Ensure that all enquiries are priced in a timely manner and to agreed margins defined by the Company.

The QS will be responsible for financial success of the project from inception to completion whilst maintaining a close working relationship with the Contracts Manager.

Tender for roofing projects to required margin levels based on Bills of Quantities, Drawings or Site Surveys.

Produce budgets and cash flow forecasts for all secured projects.

Negotiate best prices with suppliers and subcontractors to ensure projects comes in on or better than budget. 

Procurement of key materials to suit project programme.

Carry out value engineering exercises and make cost-saving proposals to Main Contractor/ Client.

Preparation of interim valuations and final accounts.

Maintain a close working with the Contracts Manager/Project Manager.

Pricing and submitting of costs for all variations in a timely fashion.

Certify works completed by subcontractors.

Ensuring contract correspondence is being responded to quickly and contractually

Set an example of the Company’s professional image at all levels of contact, and ensure similar conduct from subcontractors and supervisors.

Any other reasonable duties as required by the directors, management or consultants appointed by the directors

This job may involve some travel and unsocial hours


A construction related college degree or equivalent; construction science or engineering degree preferred

Min of 4+ years experience pricing contracts with a recognized main contractor.

Must be able to read and interpret drawing specifications

Effective communication, supervision, and managerial skills

Must have a high level of computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Microsoft Project is a plus

Excellent organisational skills

Budget management experience and demonstrable attention to detail

Strong team player

Current Driver's License


€50K - €65K per annum negotiable based on experience

Benefits package


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

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

JobContax do not send CVs to clients without candidate permission.

With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Quantity Surveyors in Wicklow and Ireland.

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


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