Quantity Surveyor | Galway.

Quantity Surveyor | Galway


  • One of Ireland’s top Construction Companies with significant annual turnover
  • Excellent Opportunity to take commercial lead on a variety of residential and commercial developments
  • Excellent Package on offer with scope for further career development and further CPD support


Oradeo Recruitment is immediately seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor for an international market leading Tier 1 Main Contractor to be based in Galway.


Upon successful appointment of this job, the Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for the management of projects, budget preparation and estimates, progress reports, final account preparation, client interaction and attending various design team / site meetings.


As a member of the Quantity Surveying team, the Quantity Surveyor will work within & assist the commercial & construction team to ensure a successful project is delivered while maintaining relationship and maximising commercial returns.


Quantity Surveyor Responsibilities:


  • Implement commercial strategy
  • Support the SQS & MQS commercial functions, assisting with & taking responsibility for:
    • Preparing tenders, analysing, selecting appropriate s/cs, negotiation & finalise s/c orders, financial & commercial management of s/cs to Final Account completion
    • Site records & document control
    • Site measurement records
    • Assisting in the preparation of forecasts, targets & CV reconciliations
    • Valuations
    • Prepare variations with adequate records & details, agree as works progress
    • Update projected Final Account, prepare & submit in a timely manner
  • Liaise with & commercially influence/challenge site management team
  • Maintain & protect JSS commercial & contractual entitlement
  • CVR – Be actively involved in & understand the process, maintain independent view
  • Risk/opportunity – Review & consider
  • Insurances/warranties – Develop understanding
  • Cash management – Be aware & be actively involved to ensure good cash management
  • Tender – Support as required
  • Manage & oversee AQS & TQS, checking & taking responsibility for their work
  • Involvement with & take some responsibility for:
    • Simple D&B/CDP contracts
    • D&B contracts
    • Claims & disputes
    • Understanding of contract law
  • Involvement but no responsibility for contracts over €/£15m
  • Take responsibility for control of traditional contracts
  • Supervise AQS & sign-off SMM/measurement issues

Necessary Requirements:


  • Educated to degree level and working toward the relevant professional accreditation
  • 10 years + experience in a similar role
  • Letter & report writing
  • Negotiation skills
  • Main Contractor experience essential
  • Contract/commercial appreciation
  • Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively utilise a range of technology platforms
  • Be fully conversant with the use of the Standard Method of Measurement
  • Demonstrate ownership/commercial awareness
  • Effective time management, organisational, interpersonal and negotiation skills



For more information about this Quantity Surveyor role or other Quantity Surveyor positions, contact Declan Duggan at Oradeo Recruitment confidentially on +353 1 687 7188 / +44 845 643 4964 or apply in confidence.


About Oradeo – Oradeo Recruitment are specialists in the construction & engineering sector. We are a leading service provider in Ireland, UK and Europe for professional recruitment services and the provision of managed labour in Construction & Civil Engineering, Data centres, Mechanical & Electrical, Life Sciences and Renewable Energies sectors