Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Contact Aimee Burke
  • Salary: €40,000-55,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterCork
  • Sector: Pharma & Life Sciences

Job Title: Intermediate Quantity Surveyor Location: Cork Reference: S/A-B026

Company Overview:

Our client is seeking an Intermediate Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Cork. This company is a part of a multidisciplinary project engineering team, and they specialize in various sectors, with a particular focus on Life Sciences. The successful Quantity Surveyor (QS) will play a vital role in the pre and post-contract aspects of Quantity Surveying.


As an Intermediate Quantity Surveyor, your responsibilities will include:

  1. Capital Cost Estimates: Preparing capital cost estimates for projects.
  2. Target Value Design (TVD): Implementing Target Value Design principles to optimize project costs and value.
  3. Tendering Support: Assisting in tendering procedures and contract arrangements, including the preparation of pricing documents for tender packages.
  4. Tendering Advice: Providing advice on tendering procedures and drafting instructions to tenderers.
  5. Tender Evaluation: Developing tender evaluation criteria, drafting PQQ (Pre-Qualification Questionnaire) questionnaires, handling queries during the tender period, and evaluating tender submissions.
  6. Valuation: Valuing progress on-site for interim certificates and determining amounts due to contractors under price variations.
  7. Design and Construction Changes: Tracking changes to the design and/or construction work and adjusting budget forecasts accordingly.
  8. Client Liaison: Liaising with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers, and site engineers.


To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • A qualification in Quantity Surveying or an equivalent field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in Quantity Surveying.
  • Experience in the Pharma/Biopharma sector is a bonus but not essential.
  • A strong understanding of building details and construction technology.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly in Excel, Cubit, Cost X, and Outlook, are beneficial.

Application: For more information or to apply directly, please email your application to, referencing job reference S/A-B026.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to be a part of a multidisciplinary engineering team and contribute to projects in various sectors, with a focus on Life Sciences. If you meet the qualifications and are eager to take on this challenging role, we encourage you to apply.

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