We are a leading Civil Engineering and Building Company, delivering high quality construction and civil engineering projects across the UK and Ireland. With office locations in Co. Tyrone (NI), Co. Cork (ROI) and the East Midlands (GB) we operate in all aspects of Construction from Civils and Water Infrastructure through to Commercial and Residential projects.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Graduate Quantity Surveyor who is looking to take the next step in their career and work within a progressive company.  We have an excellent reputation for investing in our people, providing a rewarding working environment and a highly competitive benefits package.

This role is based in our Office in Cork.

 

 

The Role:

Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Managing sub-contractor packages through from appointment to final account.
  • Preparation of tenders, cost estimates and quotations within client deadlines.
  • Taking the lead with all commercial matters with clients.
  • The submission of all valuations and variations on schemes.
  • Providing monthly cost reports in line with project budgets.
  • Building close working relationship with Contracts Manger’s and Site teams to deliver quality projects.
  • Identifying cost issues.
  • Visit on site to view works completed, quality and management of costs.
  • Undertaking any other duties as allocated.

 

The Person:

  • The ability to plan, organise and prioritise and work to meet deadlines, using your own initiative.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to negotiate effectively.
  • High level of Commercial awareness.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced office environment.

 

The Experience:

  • Third level degree qualification in Quantity Surveying or a related construction discipline.
  • 0-2 years’ experience, ideally in housing and Commercial projects.
  • Sound estimating skills with negotiation experience of confirming, agreeing, and pricing variations.
  • Good working knowledge of construction contracts to include JCT D&B contracts.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Full driving licence.