Quantity Surveyor

Job Position

Payment:Neg € D.O.E
Terms:4 day week paid for 5 days

Job Description

MHI are now seeking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor for their manufacturing plant and offices in Co. Cavan.
Principal Duties Include but not limited to:
  • Prepare tender documents for submission.
  • Analysing tender returns
  • Develop bills of quantities from drawings or tenders. Experience with Cubit software an advantage.
  • Price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project
  • Track changes to the design and/or construction work and adjust budget projections accordingly
  • Procure the services of contractors and/or subcontractors, negotiate rates and manage accounts
  • Measure and value the work done on site
  • Prepare, submit and agree interim and final valuations with client representatives.
  • Ensure understanding and adherence to all contract obligations by stakeholders.
  • The ability to negotiate
  • A good working knowledge of MS Excel and the ability to learn how to use specialist software
  • Detailed report writing
  • Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work
  • Advise Senior Management of all issues which may have an impact on the performance of the Company, whether commercial, operational or otherwise.
  • Liaise with other departments to provide controls to operate during the progress of contracts.
  • Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers


  • Ideal Candidate will have/be:
  • Relevant experience working as a QS and be qualified to degree level
  • Experience working in construction in a similar role – minimum of five years
  • Strong skills in planning, organisational and time management
  • Good communication skills with ability to build sound business relationships with all stakeholders
  • Good work ethic and attitude, forward thinker
  • Commercially and Contractually aware
  • Highly organised individual






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