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Quantity Surveyer

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Website 4site Networks

Designing and building solutions that deliver the infrastructure

QUANTITY SURVEYOR
We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join our expanding team in Ireland. The candidate will form a key part of the commercial team and will liaise directly with the client. The role will be based in our Head Office in Limerick with travel as and when required. The successful candidate will be joining a very experienced team of talented individuals with expertise across a wide variety of engineering disciplines and proven success in delivering large scale projects.

Reporting to
Commercial Director

Roles and Responsibilities

The key responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Manage the subcontractors contract obligations to ensure compliance
  • Evaluate and approve subcontractor applications for payment
  • Manage the subcontractor variation account including evaluation and approval of subcontractor
    submitted variations
  • Identify variations that may be claimed from the Client and prepare claims for submission to the Client
  • Evaluate and approve back charges from/to the Client, Employer & Subcontractors
  • Review and approve all work package correspondence for commercial and contractual intent
  • Provide commercial & contractual advice to the project team members
  • Provide input into the production of:
    — Monthly commercial reports
    — Applications for payment to the client
    — Contract claims
  • Report any commercial and contractual risks
  • Undertake additional commercial and contractual activities as required
  • Effectively communicate with the Project Manager/Director or the Commercial Director advising of any
    issues that may affect the cost, value or margin of projects
  • Be able to communicate Contract/Sub-Contract advice to site-based staff
  • Placement of subcontract orders to step down contractual terms and manage risk, including placement
    of ITT’s and ensuring notices and payment are made on time
  • Keeping accurate relevant records
  • Dealing with contractual disputes and ensuring payment notices are in place and in line with current
    legislation
  • Final Accounts —assessment of and timely submission of final accounts giving regular updates to the
    client to ensure expectations are aligned
  • Advise on and mitigate the effects of disputes — Recognise potential contractual issues on site and make
    good records including photographs and written statements to protect our clients’ interests.

Competencies

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, influencing & diplomacy skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Self-motivated, assertive and enthusiastic
  • Ability to prioritise tasks & work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work with several stakeholders simultaneously
  • The ability to work as part of ateam
  • Professional, positive & organised problem-solving approach
  • Industry & market insight
  • Excellent Microsoft office suite skills — Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Excellent knowledge of cost management software packages eg: Buildsoft
  • A good knowledge of construction methods and materials
  • Budget estimating skills
  • A good understanding of building contracts terms and conditions, and their legal and operational
    mechanisms
  • Practical experience of turnkey construction projects

Qualifications

  • Degree/HND or HNC in Quantity Surveying or a similar commercial degree in construction
  • RICS membership preferred
  • CSCS or SafePass certified
  • A full clean driving licence

Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience working with a main contractor on large scale commercial building projects/large
    scale civils projects
  • Knowledge of telecoms network deployment preferable but not essential
  • Demonstrates good commercial and business acumen
  • Excellent written and spoken English required
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