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Intermediate Mechanical Quantity Surveyor

Posted 24th November  negotiable Dublin # 899464

Job Title: Mechanical Quantity Surveyor

Salary: 65k+ plus (dependant on experience)

Contract Type: Permanent, full time.

Location of work: Dublin

Company profile:

Mechanical Quantity Surveyor required to join an award-winning international Mechanical & Electrical Contractor based in the Dublin area. The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will be involved in a number of large, prestigious projects for many well-known blue chip clients within the Data Centre, Industrial and Pharmaceutical, Commercial, Power Generation sectors etc.

As a member of the commercial team the Senior Quantity Surveyor will be tasked with managing the successful delivery of a number of interesting projects within the Dublin area initially, however this role will in time give the successful individual the opportunity to further develop their career with this well-established organisation into a more senior management function.

You'll support the Commercial Director and take responsibility for the commercial assurance of the projects under management


  • Skilled and budgeting, reporting, developing BOQ's, profit plans.
  • Good communication skills. Undertake and manage interim commercial meetings with the Client and Internal Project Team. Report in detail as required for the Project Manager on the commercial status of the project.
  • Manage subcontractor accounts, interim valuations and final accounts. Ensure payment certificates are processed and payments are made per the agreed sub-contract and procurement terms. Retentions apply as per agreements.
  • Ability to administer the contract obligations and meet additional Client requirements. Issue interim and final accounts and progress applications per project and contract requirements. Monthly applications to be all inclusive of accurate remeasures, site changes, dayworks and any applicable contract claims. Identify escalations, material or labour, as appropriate.
  • Ability to identify potential commercial risks and ensure prompt reporting of same to Senior Management. Follow direction of Senior Management in undertaking work duties.
  • Have a practical understanding of scheduling and the associated commercial implications. Ensure close collaboration with Planning Engineer regarding accuracy of progress reporting.
  • Capable of costing and agreeing daily work changes to include managing the subcontractor remeasurement of contract works, site dayworks and site change orders.
  • Maintain accurate records and provide necessary detailed backup to support commercial tracking and costing.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and can prioritise without direction.
  • Speed and accuracy of information a priority.
  • Negotiate, as necessary, with clients or their representatives.
  • Set an example of enthusiasm, loyalty and hard work in the performance of all duties.

Essential Criteria

  • 3rd level Qualification in Quantity Surveying / Construction economics
  • A strong technical background in contracting is essential for this role
  • A minimum of 4+ years' experience working on building projects within the UK, Ireland or Mainland Europe as a Senior Quantity Surveyor, working with a recognised main contractor or specialised M&E Contractor
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Possesses experience working on projects in either commercial, industrial , pharmaceutical or data centres with an established main contractor
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft packages, in particular Word, Excel and Outlook

If you fit the above criteria and are looking to advance your career, then please contact Aimee McSorley on 0035315267473 for a fully confidential chat and/or send your CV through

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