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Junior Quantity Surveyor

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    €35,000 - €40,000 + Package

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    Sarah Smyth

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    about 1 month ago

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Junior Quantity Surveyor


€35,000 - €40,000 + Package

3D Personnel are actively working alongside one of Ireland’s leading Building Contractors, with operations throughout Ireland and the UK. They are currently recruiting for a Junior Quantity Surveyor for their Cork office on a permanent basis.

The role and responsibility of a Junior Quantity Surveyor is to assist in the managing and reporting on the current and future financial position of the project(s) they have been appointed to work on.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the procurement process in whatever way required. This will include but not be limited to; completing take offs, compiling tender documentation, contacting subcontractor and developing a schedule of interested companies, issuing tender enquiries and ensuring the return of quotations in line with the procurement schedules.  
  • Review tender quotations and ensuring they are in line with the scope of works and drawings issued. If not, raise queries on same and ensure quotes are updated.  
  • Compile tender comparisons on returned quotations ensuring no scope gaps have been overlooked.  
  • Procurement of all subcontractor and consultant trades (as required) including issuing tender enquiries in line with the company’s “Tender Review Checklist”, and preparing internal signoff (or parts of the signoff if requested) in line with the requirements set out in the company’s “Subcontractor appointment Checklist”.  
  • Ensuring any trades which you have been made responsible for have been fully signed off internally and the relevant subcontractor, consultant or supplier has been issued, signed and returned a complete order in line with the company’s Schedule of Subcontract Documents prior to works commencing onsite. This must be completed as it does not happen all of the time at present. This will apply to all Collateral Warranties where required. No payments will be processed until both are in place.    
  • Assist the Commercial Lead in preparing all internal reports as outlined in company’s “CVR Report Requirements, Project Monthly Report, Bi-Monthly Report and Cashflow Projection Inwards & Outwards”, which are to be signed off and returned on the last Friday of each month depending on the Commercial Director’s requirements.  
  • Assist in providing cost or other information to the client as requested to ensure a good working relationship is maintained.  
  • Assist as required in compiling and agreeing monthly application for work completed to ensure a positive cashflow is maintained for each project.  
  • Assessing Subcontractors and Consultants applications for payment on a monthly basis as requested by the commercial lead. All applications must be assessed, certificates/payless notices issued and payments uploaded to SAP for Level 1 & 2 approval by the Senior QS and Commercial Director to allow payments to be made on time. The Subcontractor & Consultant Payment Checklist is to be issued to the Commercial Manager once payments are loaded on SAP.  

Requirements Include:

  • A third level qualification in Quantity Surveying
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Solution orientated with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious main contractor and work with like-minded people on award winning multi-million-euro projects.

If you feel you have the required skills and experience and are interested in joining a highly respected company with the opportunity to progress your career, we would be interested in hearing from you.