Senior Quantity Surveyor

Reports to

Project Director

Location

Work from Home (meetings on site/Naas required occasionally)

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Needs to Have

  • Qualification in Quantity Surveying/Construction Management.

  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate a successful career history with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in estimating within the Building or Civil Engineering sectors.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Previous Experience in Power & Telecoms Industry an advantage but not essential

  • Advanced Excel user with experience of Estimating software packages an advantage

  • Familiar with Microsoft Project

  • Experience with FIDIC and NEC3 contracts an advantage

Job Scope

The Sr Quantity Surveyor will work within the Project Team Completing Build Tenders and management of project costs. 

Division

Ireland Power Divisions

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the estimate working from first principles 

  • Reviews proposal specifications and drawings, attends pre-bid meetings etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate. 

  • Provides complete conceptual bid work, and final estimating input on project. 

  • Provides technical support to personnel preparing discipline estimates for assigned bids. 

  • Ensures all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures. 

  • Advises Department Manager as to cost and schedule fluctuations, improved material, or other factors affecting construction. 

  • Explores Value Engineering for all applicable projects or situations. 

  • Responsible for contract analysis and review of tenders.

  • May assist Departmental Manager in the coordination of overall corporate estimating functions, including systems development and staff training. 

  • Maintain costs database for the Project 

Needs to Be:

  • Strong communicator with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills 

  • Must take ownership for tasks and responsibilities

  • Able to operate in a dynamic and fast paced organization

  • Proficient people manager and able to manage team to optimum performance

  • Detailed orientated with proven organisational ability

  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Willing to travel when required