Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Location: Kildare
  • Ref: 916206

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We are currently recruiting a Project Quantity surveyor for our client a steel company in the midlands. You will be working as part of a construction team at the head office with direct reporting to the Commercial Manager. This position will be site based but remote working is an option one day per week

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Your responsibilities

  • Engage with the team to review tender documents and contracts.
  • Engage with client / contractor to review construction issue contract and project documents
  • Liaise with factory manager and project managers to identify what elements may need to be sub contracted to other steel fabricators or steel erection sub contractors
  • Prepare sub contractor documents and associated contract
  • Prepare project budgets in consultation with estimation team and accounts department prior to commencement of jobs.
  • Review all new construction issue drawings to and issue any variations to client.
  • Complete take off of structural steel, metal decking, cladding, painting etc from construction drawings
  • Compile and agree variations with client in a timely manner
  • Compile interim payment applications and submit to the client
  • Follow up on monies owed by clients
  • Compile, submit project final accounts and agree with client
  • Compile allocation sheets for labour and plant times on site work faces
  • Prepare weekly project financial status. Highlight areas of costs and budgets to project manager and managing director. Get involved with project manager to review remedial actions and cost the same
  • Prepare sub contractor payment applications and agree sub- contractor final account
  • Engage with clients for future work purposes.
  • Prepare letters / reports in consultation with design / detailing and / or factory manager to be issued to the client as part of extra works claims
  • Visit the sites you will be working on at least once per week and walk the work areas with the project manager & site foreman to review how works are proceeding, take photos & identify areas of potential extras or areas where possible exposure

What are we looking for?

  • At least 7 years QS working experience.
  • Experience working on projects which contain structural steelwork or construction
  • The ability to work within a team, on own initiative and excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficient in excel, word, outlook, project management etc.
  • Ability to use BIM models & extract information from would be a benefit but not essential.
  • Excellent negotiator – specifically with regards to agreeing project variations/final accounts.
  • Great leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to communicate with all internal and external partners.
  • Excellent organisational skills

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