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Electrical Quantity Surveyor

Location: Meath
Entered: 06 Dec 2021
Salary: 55000-70000
Duration: Permanent
Job Title: Electrical Quantity Surveyor
Ref No: VAC-19482
Location: Meath
Company Description:
Our Client is now one of the leading companies in the industry, specializing in High, Medium and Low Voltage Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Systems throughout Ireland and Europe. We provide turnkey solutions for our customers from Design, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of distribution networks, mainly in the data centre and pharmaceutical sector.
Due to continued growth, the Client is seeking to recruit an ambitious and self-motivated Intermediate Quantity Surveyor with electrical/mechanical experience. The successful candidate will be based at their offices near Drogheda. This is a great opportunity to build your professional career by assisting a busy Engineering Department in a leading engineering company and to work with a vibrant, agile, and multi-functional team.
Reporting to Operations Director you will be responsible for:
The following is a list of the anticipated responsibilities for the successful candidate: 
  • Taking ownership of all commercial aspects of several projects
  • Verifying scope and full commercial ownership of supply from receipt purchase order to project close out
  • Identifying and pricing of all variations as and when they occur
  • Sending out tender enquiries to subcontractors and suppliers ensuring value for money is achieved at all times
  • Checking measured quantities in pricing documents against drawings and other tender documents
  • Inputting data to pricing documents
  • Measurement of sub-contract elements and submission of monthly payment applications to clients
  • Assisting the commercial team to ensure that all contractual entitlements are submitted and recovered from clients
  • Cost analysis and reviews of sub-contractor/supplier costings
  • Liaising with clients regarding the proper valuation of variations and completed works
  • Working closely with the commercial and engineering teams to deliver value for money, control budgets and assess value engineering opportunities
  • Logging and reporting of all variations
  • Improve and implement best practice commercial processes and accurate budgeting
  • Liaise with engineering and sales teams to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements and providing advice and monitoring of same
  • Liaise with the clients and other construction professionals such as site managers, project managers and site engineers
  • Contract Administration
  • Manage Tender Vs Construction Cost analysis
  • Responsible for notifying client/senior management of any increased project value / delay or issues which may affect company performance
Candidate Requirements:
  • Minimum 3-5 Years’ experience in Quantity Surveying roles in a Construction/Engineering business, preferably with construction/contracting and or Electrical switchgear experience
  • Degree level education within Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Commercial Management, or a similar field
  • Ability to build strong working relationships
  • Some level of legal awareness and competence in assessing contract documents and contract requirements
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • Persuasiveness / Resistance to internal and external pressure
  • Team player
  • Manage day to day commercial and contract activities
  • Have official handover meeting with estimating team and take full ownership of the commercial aspect of the project
Salary and Benefits:
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a market-leading salary, excellent opportunities for development, extensive support, and will have an opportunity to become a key part of the ongoing success of one of Ireland’s leading engineering companies
Apply below with an up-to-date CV, OR call us on 01-8912330 to speak to us directly.
This vacancy is being advertised by ISM Recruitment/ISM Driver Recruitment a division of the Irish School of Motoring Group of companies, leaders in Driver Education since 1961.
NRF (National Recruitment Federation)
Winner for Best in Practice – Warehousing, Logistics & Light Industrial 2016
Shortlisted for Best in Specialism (Healthcare) 2018
Shortlisted for Best in Specialism 2018, 2017 & 2016
Shortlisted for Agency of Year 2018, 2017 & 2016

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