Junior Quantity Surveyor

Contact James Hickey
  • Salary: €42,000-€50,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterCarlow
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

In line with continued growth, our client are seeking a Junior Quantity Surveyor to join their dynamic team in Carlow. It’s an excellent opportunity play a key role in managing project costs, resource allocation, and assisting with project financial control, with an industry-leading company.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparing accurate and detailed cost estimates for construction projects, taking into account materials, labor, and overheads.
  • Participate in the tendering process, including reviewing and analyzing subcontractor and supplier quotations.
  • Monitor project costs, track variations, and implement cost control measures to ensure projects stay within budget.
  • Assist in the preparation and administration of contracts, including evaluating contract terms and conditions.
  • Conduct quantity takeoffs and measurements to ensure accurate bill of quantities (BoQ) preparation.
  • Assist in the preparation of interim and final valuations for subcontractors and clients.
  • Generate financial reports and forecasts to provide project stakeholders with accurate cost information.
  • Identify and assess potential risks and provide recommendations for risk mitigation.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant Irish construction regulations and standards.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying or a related field.
  • Minimum of 1 year of post-graduate experience in the Irish construction sector.
  • Strong knowledge of Irish construction laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Proficiency in industry-specific software and tools (e.g., CostX, Buildsoft, BIM).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and meet deadlines.

For more information or to apply directly please email james.hickey@sonastechnical.com



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