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Onsite Quantity Surveyor

Location: Northern Ireland
Entered: 16 Dec 2018
Duration: Permanent
Since 1974 Linesight has provided professional consultancy services, management support and strategic advice to the global construction industry. From initial concept to project completion, we have been helping clients to build their business. We have developed long-lasting relationships with some of the biggest companies in the world, earning a reputation as a leader in our field.    

Our organization is structured into a series of specialist service teams, each committed to helping our clients successfully achieve their objectives. We have deep domain knowledge and experience spanning a multitude of sectors including Infrastructure, Commercial, Data Centers, Life Sciences, Healthcare, High-Tech Industrial, Hospitality, Education, Residential and Retail.        

With staff located across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the USA, our reach is truly global. Our permanent and long-established presence in these areas allows us to develop strategic partnerships, access local resources, formulate the most up-to-date market insights, and gain deep knowledge of each territory. 

Position Summary:
Linesight is currently providing an array of cost management services on infrastructure projects in Northern Ireland. We are seeking to recruit an Onsite Quantity Surveyor to manage costs on a project that is currently under construction. The ideal candidate will have a good background in cost management and onsite cost controls, etc. and will be self-driven to deliver a high level of service to our client. The role will be site based with head office support and oversight.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Communicate effectively with other staff members, the general contractor and the client
  • Act as a strong team player but demonstrate the ability to lead on tasks provided
  • Deliver all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner
  • Support the onsite team with cost control, cost reporting and forecasting
  • Prepare standard documentation – reports, valuations, letters, financial reports, cash flows
  • Review contractor’s applications for payment
  • Manage and close out change orders and contract issues
  • Prepare and agree final accounts, including the handling of any variations/claims to ensure the client gets best value from works undertaken
  • Produce cost analysis feedback/lessons learnt to the client for future works
  • Attend meetings at Linesight or client offices as required
  • Other duties as may reasonably be required for an Onsite Quantity Surveyor
  • Deliver all role outputs in an accurate, professional and timely manner

Desired Experience and Education:
  • 2+ years’ experience in quantity surveying
  • Major civils or building experience  is desired
  • An understanding of construction contracts
  • The ideal candidate will be results driven, self-motivated and resourceful with excellent client relationship skills
  • A quantity surveying qualification is essential
  • An interest in obtaining RICS accreditation if not already achieved.


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