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Building Staff Solutions,
Merchants House
Merchants Quay, Dublin 8
Tel: 01 7071012

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Graduate Quantity Surveyor (Tier 1 Contractor)

Location: Dublin
Entered: 17 Oct 2017
Duration: Contract

Graduate Quantity surveyor (Tier 1 Contractor)

Location: Dublin

Type: Permanent

Experience: 0-12 months

Salary: €30,000+ DOE

BSS are currently seeking to recruit a Graduate Quantity Surveyor for our client to be based in the Dublin area. They are a Tier 1 contractor working on various projects Nationwide including Commercial, Residential, Fit-Out, Pharma, Refurb & Healthcare to name a few.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual with great scope for career advancement within the company. You will work alongside our clients management teams to complete large scale projects with values ranging from €10-100m+ with continued professional development and support throughout your career.

Role Description:

  • The individual will be an integral part of a team that is accountable for the commercial and contractual performance of a project.

  • Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system, ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date, track actual costs against budget allowances with deviations highlighted and managed, prepare cost liability statements and commitments.

  • Carry out cost comparisons, cost analysis and value engineering to help achieve a commercially successful project.

  • Tendering project elements in trade packages, carry out post tender analysis, complete and make contactor selection reports.

  • Management of subcontractor packages including valuations, variations, remeasures and negotiation from procurement through to final account.

  • Manage and control all costs for your project including sub contract, materials and services contracts.

  • Work as part of a team to financially manage projects through tight monetary control.

  • Provide monthly statements of cost liabilities and cost value reconciliation reports.

  • Preparation of sub-contractor contracts & orders, valuations and final accounts.

  • Assistance in preparation of documented records in the event of on-site disputes with sub-contractors.


  • Relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying or Construction Economics to Degree level, with anticipated final result of 2:2 or better.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages, Buildsoft, Cubit Pro etc.

  • Be able to demonstrate the knowledge and experience required to complete projects under budget taking into consideration difficult time constraints.

  • Be self-motivated and have the ability to manage your own time and resources, with an excellent work ethic and desire to learn and advance.

  • Be prepared to work as part of a team to achieve set goals and targets by Senior Management.

If you are interested in this role, please click apply or contact Sean Feighery @ BSS on 01 707 1012 today.

Sean specialises in the recruitment of Quantity Surveyors from Graduate to Senior level across the contractor and consultancy sectors nationwide. He has a vast base of clients including Tier 1, Large Main Contractors and Small-Medium Contractors/Sub-contractors that are working on a multitude of projects across the country.

Established in 2005, Building Staff Solutions (BSS) are one of Ireland’s leading outsourced solutions provider and recruitment specialists. We provide managed solutions within the construction industry providing qualified staff for short-term & permanent placements.




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