Senior QS (Civils & Utilities) – Waterford

Salary: Negotiable

About the role:
We are currently recruiting a Senior Quantity Surveyor for our client who are a SME Civil Engineering Company, based in the south Kilkenny/Waterford area. They have been in business for over 25 year’s and specialise in water and sewage services.This is a full time permanent position. Previous experience within civils, marine or utilities would be very advantageous but not mandatory.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maximise profitability of projects
  • Measurement and valuation of work executed
  • Responsibility for all financial and contractual issues arising during the course of his/her contract
  • Identify legitimate contractual claim situations and prepare suitable and sufficient documentation to clients
  • Internal cost comparisons and cost projectionsSenior QS
  • Analysis of cost over-run and other implications
  • The ability to take on the responsibility of numerous projects at once
  • Assist management in the commercial control of projects
  • Ability to work well with others in this growing team
  • Ensure variations to contract are priced and agreed at the earliest opportunity
  • Manage and maintain a contract cost reporting system
  • Pursue professional development.
  • Provide assistance to Junior & Intermediate commercial staff where necessary
  • Work closely with Contracts Managers & Directors


  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar
  • Minimum of 5 years surveying experience
  • Familiar with current forms of contracts
  • Civils project experience
  • Diligent and capable of working in an independent capacity

Senior QS | Project Quantity Surveyor | Civils | Waterford