Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Overview

FRS Recruitment require a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a well established Irish Building Contractor, listed in the Top 50 Construction CIF Contractors for a number of years. Our client would have a long history of high profile projects across the board with values from €5m to €100m+. They have also won numerous awards for Commercial, Residential, Educational & Public Works contracts.

Role and responsibilities

  • Managing costs on this project initially & further projects including new building projects, structures & Major Civil Engineering contracts
  • Administer agreements between various parties on a traditional build basis as well as design and build
  • Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • Preparing early stage budgets and detailed cost plans
  • Performing risk and value management and cost control
  • Advising on procurement strategy
  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
  • Preparing and analysing costs for tenders
  • Establishing and operating cost and financial control systems
  • Allocating work to subcontractors
  • Negotiating to ensure budgets are not exceeded
  • Appoint and administer sub-contractor to carry out works including subsequent agreement of final account
  • Providing advice on and producing contractual claims
  • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports
  • Valuing completed work and arranging payments
  • Developing knowledge relevant to contract conditions and their applications
  • Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • Develop sub-contract enquiry documentation understanding the implications of health and safety regulations
  • Day to day supervision of Assistant and trainee Surveyors
  • Liaise with the Estimating and Buying departments as necessary
  • Attend Client meetings and sub-contractor meetings
  • Attend Design and Value Engineering Meetings
  • Produce periodic cost reports
  • Liaise closely with Site Management team in respect of day to day matters
  • Liaising with Clients / Employer's Agent / to agree interim valuations and final accounts
  • Ensure that interim valuations are submitted and paid on time

Essential & Desired experience/[email protected]

  • Relevant Professional Quantity Surveying qualification degree level or equivalent
  • Experience within Construction/civil engineering
  • Groundworks and or Structures experience beneficial
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Working knowledge of MS office applications
  • Required to hold or be prepared to take the necessary training to obtain a Safe Pass card
  • Industry experience and knowledge

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