Quantity Surveyor

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • JO-1811-64020_1543938805


Our client is a leading Engineering house who are a solutions provider across the Pharma, Biopharma, Chemical, Brewing, Oil & Gas & Utilities sectors nationally and internationally.
Due to business growth they are looking to appoint an experienced Quantity Surveyor to the team.
Manage all costs to bring an optimal commercial outcome for the company related to
process mechanical construction and maintenance projects from initiation through to final take over by our customers.
Balance & control costs against the necessity to deliver a project safely, to the required specifications, industry standards and of a quality to ensure the company maintains customer loyalty.
To complete the initial review of tenders, rates, preliminaries, terms and conditions prior to commencement of a contract
Raise sales invoices against works completed, including substantiation of costs as required
Undertake and manage interim commercial meetings with the client, sub-contractors and the internal team.
Report in detail as required for the Senior QS/construction manager on the commercial status of the project.
Administration of customer and sub-contractor purchase orders and invoices
Management of sub-contractors including; prepare tenders, soliciting tenders, evaluation of rates and measures, provision of sub contract agreements, purchase orders, and general commercial management of sub-contractor
Manage subcontractor accounts, interim valuations and final accounts. Ensure payment certificates are processed and payments are made per the agreed sub-contract and procurement terms. Detentions apply as per agreements.
Work closely with construction managers and site engineers to track progress claims by sub-contractors and certify payments and negotiate final accounts.
Ability to administer the contract obligations and meet additional Client requirements. Issue interim and final accounts and progress applications per project and contract requirements. Monthly applications to be all inclusive of accurate remeasures, site changes, day works and any applicable contract claims. Identify escalations, material or labour, as appropriate.
Management of labour costs including inputting of labour hours into business management systems and control of same via timely billing of works

Degree Qualification in Quantity Surveying, Mechanical Engineering, construction management or equivalent
Proficient in the suite of Microsoft applications, primarily Word and Excel
Min 3-5 years relevant work placement experience as a surveyor is required, preferably in the mechanical sector
Accountable, someone who take ownership of tasks form beginning to end.
Ability to complete successful negotiation and build rapport with customers and subcontractors
Strong numeracy and financial management skills
Diligent, pays a high level of attention to detail, and sets a high standard of quality for themselves and others.

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