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Westgate House, Westgate Business Park,
Ballymount, Dublin 24.
Tel: 01 4900333

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Quantity Surveyor - Commercial

Location: Dublin/Kildare/Meath/Wicklow
Entered: 18 June 2018
Salary: 45k -55k
Duration: Permanent

Top Recruitment are recruiting for a talented and accomplished Quantity Surveyor - Commercial on behalf of a leading main contractor who is a leading player in the Irish construction industry, involved in multiple business sectors including commercial, industrial, civils, pharmaceutical projects. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years' experience minimum.
The Role:
The purpose of this role will be managing all costs related to civil engineering and building projects from the first calculations to the final numbers. Quantity surveyors are tasked with ensuring value for money. However, you must also adhere to clearly defined standards and quality which are specified by building regulations.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Review architectural plans and prepare quantity needs
  • Estimate quantity and costs of materials
  • Prepare contracts and documents
  • Set budgets for payments, inventory needs, and materials
  • Analyse costs for maintenance and additional building needs
  • Track changes in plans or constructions; update budgets
  • Negotiate with contractors and subcontractors
  • Hire and document contractors and subcontractors
  • Act as a liaison between clients and site managers/engineers
  • Keep track of construction materials and inventory
  • Identify potential financial or construction risks
  • Advise clients on improvements, strategies, and/or estimated costs
  • Prepare payments for contractors and subcontractors
  • Document progress, materials, and reports on project
  • Advise on property taxes, regulations, and local laws
  • Source maintenance costs and facilities management for clients
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with contractors and subcontractors
  • Utilize software to calculate, record, and track inventory and estimates
  • Analyse completed projects to determine ROI and compare costs
Skills & Experience required for the role:
  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, construction engineering, management, or related field
  • 3-5 years of general construction estimating experience, financial experience, construction experience, or related field
  • Proficient in computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to analyse financial records and apply data to improved results
  • Degree qualified in Construction Economics or Quantity Surveying.
  • Willing to travel to site as required.
  • Experience in Residential projects
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills
  • In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry
  • Able to analyse problems and strategize for better solutions
For further information with regard to the above role Please contact James at Top Recruitment Ltd for a private discussion

Contact: James Walsh, Phone: 01 4900333, E-mail:



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