Senior Quantity Surveyor

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €80,000 - €95,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublin
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client are seeking a Senior Electrical Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Swords, Dublin. Our client are a growing Electrical Contracting company working nationwide in Ireland across commercial and industrial projects.

This is a full-time, permanent role.

Hybrid working is available.

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  • Provide monthly reports comparing invoices/orders to budget and forecasts until project completion.
  • Perform quantity surveyor tasks as instructed, optimizing project’s commercial returns.
  • Assist in subcontractor agreements and scope of works preparation.
  • Liaise with subcontractors/suppliers on project’s commercial aspects.
  • Evaluate subcontractor claims and progress requests.
  • Accurately prepare cost/value reconciliation reports.
  • Agree on interim valuations at set dates for company advantage.
  • Finalize subcontractor accounts to maximize project margins.
  • Ensure proper sub-contract order preparation aligned with schedules.
  • Control accounts, minimize variation costs, and prepare cost plans.
  • Collaborate with PM for budgeting subcontract packages and materials.
  • Summarize important contractual points for construction team.
  • Create and manage subcontract pricing packages with PM and Engineer.
  • Review and compare quotes against package budgets.
  • Prepare, finalize, and secure subcontract documents.
  • Monitor project expenditures, create cashflow forecasts.
  • Assess and cost project variations with PM and team.
  • Timely issuance of contractual notifications.
  • Manage a variation schedule and obtain necessary instructions.
  • Justify costed variations in meetings with clients/main contractor QS.
  • Collaborate on progress valuations and pursue payments.
  • Prepare, submit, and negotiate final project accounts with PM.


  • 7 years + experience ideally electrical
  • Quantity Surveying Degree or electrical trade experience
  • Experience working in the M&E sector, ideally on Electrical projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a collective to deliver
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Analytical approach to estimating and pricing
  • Proven experience of working on Medium / large complex construction projects
  • Commercially aware
  • Proficient in Excel and MS Project

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