Quantity Surveyor

  • BSS Building Staff Solutions
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 05, 2018
Permanent Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

What is required 

At BSS we are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our client’s growing team. The successful candidate will be the lead on costs relating to some of the company’s largest and most prestigious prime developments, amongst other projects. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in Commercial and Industrial properties.

Your Responsibilities

In the role of Quantity Surveyor, you will be working on the following:

  • Liaising with clients from initial enquiries through to final accounts
  • Dealing with Sub-Contractors
  • Cost Control / Management of Projects
  • Issuing tender queries and preparation of tender reports
  • Preparing measures and works packages for procurement and valuation purposes
  • Negotiating with Sub-Contractors and general suppliers.
  • Prepare cost reports and cash flow forecasts
  • Monitor project variations
  • Continual assessment of project costs against budgets
  • Document Management
  • Financial progress reports
  • Final Account preparations
  • Be fully aware of health & safety requirements
  • Prepare estimates and cost plans for variety of commercial, educational and residential developments using CostX Software
  • Prepare standard documentation – reports, valuations, letters, financial reports
  • Prepare tender documents as required by procurement choice
  • Analyse tenders and prepare tender reports at all stages of procurement
  • Prepare valuations and cost reports; re-measure as necessary and adjust variations
  • Assist in the settlement of construction disputes/loss and expense claims
  • Prepare and agree final accounts
  • Perform other duties as may reasonably be required for an intermediate Quantity Surveyor

What you need to have

  • A 3rd level Qualification in Quantity Surveying
  • Ideally at least 2 years' experience in construction industry,
  • A demonstrable passion for quantity surveying
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A positive, can do, will-do attitude
  • Measurement and take off skills
  • IT skills, specifically in Excel, Cubit and Outlook

What you get in return

  • Expanding organisation to work within
  • Career progression within a structured team environment
  • Competitive package DOE
  • Great place to work

If you would like to know more, give Michael a call on 017071012 to discuss in complete confidence.

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