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Brian M Durkan & Co. Ltd
Durkan House
63 York Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Tel: 01 2140014

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Quantity Surveyor

Location: Greater Dublin Area
Entered: 19 Sept 2018
Duration: Permanent
We are currently seeking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor for the Greater Dublin Area. The successful candidate will be responsible for the financial management of overall projects, from pre-construction to completion while effectively assisting the QS department as required. 
Principle Duties and Accountabilities:
  • Liaising and reporting to the QS Director, Managing Director and Contracts Director
  • Liaising with the Design Team to ensure requirements and specifications are met on time and within budget
  • Develop and maintain relationships with client representatives to support the activities and maintain positive relations.
  • Attend regular site meetings as a company representative and communicate effectively, to keep QS Director up-to-date on project development status whilst also tracking and resolving issues
  • Reviewing tender enquiries and tender analysis costings for projects, preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities    
  • Negotiating new projects and fixed price premiums which are cost effective
  • Organising and chairing pre-award meetings with new sub contracts in conjunction with construction team
  • Subcontract purchasing and monitoring of packages on site
  • Monitoring contra charges and notification to sub-contractors
  • Sub-contractor re measurement, interim and final account payments
  • Valuing completed work and arranging payments
  • Compiling the variation log and signing off on variations with Project Team
  • Final account preparations at the end of each project
  • Cost monitoring and reporting using construction computer software and attending monthly cost reporting meetings
  • Cash flow forecasting for projects and issuing monthly reports to accounts 
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Minimum of 5 year’s experience
  • Displays through understating of specifications, bills of quantities, and drawings
  • Displays high capability of extracting quantities from drawings and issuing enquiries to sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure that accurate quotations are received within specified time frames
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and buildsoft
  • Excellent organisational, communication and time management skills
  • Self-starter with an ability to organise the workday around assigned activities and priorities with minimum supervision. Must be highly flexible with high level commitment to success
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team demonstrating effective interpersonal skills
Please submit your CV to 
            Please note we do not require assistance from agencies at present.


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