Intermediate Civils QS – Mayo

Salary: Negotiable (SBOE)

Our client, a Top Tier Main Contractor are currently recruiting a Cavils Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Mayo. The company in question are one of the country’s leading main contractors with operations all over the country in both the civil engineering and construction industry. Their value of their projects typically range from €10m to €100m. This is a full time permanent role with opportunities to progress within the company.


  • Advise on contractual matters – general and project level.
  • Identify contract grounds for claim.
  • Commercial and QS support & Advise on appointing project staff (commercial).
  • Look for opportunities to maximise revenue and reduce cost.
  • Assist project cash management.
  • Advise and support with project correspondence.
  • Negotiate and agree subcontractors.
  • Ensure final accounts are closed in a timely manner.
  • Identify and investigate losses.
  • Look for opportunities to maximise revenue and reduce cost.
  • Timely drafting commercial/contractual correspondence.
  • Negotiating subcontract and suppliers’ prices and terms.
  • Prepare subcontract and suppliers documents.
  • Prepare and review monthly cost reports.
  • Ensure risk registers, variation trackers and extension of time tracker sheets are reviewed and updated monthly and included within monthly reports.
  • Negotiating subcontractors and suppliers final accounts.
  • Variations: measurement and pricing.
  • Variations: Negotiate with client, quantity surveyor and subcontractor.

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a quantity surveyor role on construction/civils projects
  • Ability to work on large scale, high headcount construction sites & sub-contractors essential.
  • Liaise with Construction Manager when dealing with internal stakeholders and client’s representatives while on site including attendance at meetings
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong understanding of the construction industry and working on site
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency and meet challenging work goals
  • Must be proficient in English (both verbal and written) communication skills and be eligible to work in Ireland.