Junior Quantity Surveyor

Junior Quantity Surveyor required immediately in Galway by large engineering contractor.

Your new company
Quantity Surveyor / Junior Estimator, West of Ireland
Our Client is a Civil Engineering Contractor with work throughout Ireland and the UK. They are now seeking to recruit a junior quantity surveyor / estimator. Candidates must be third level honours degree qualified candidates and may be from an engineering / quantity surveying / estimating background. This position would suit an Honours Degree qualified Quantity Surveyor with 1-4 years relevant office/site based experience in civil engineering construction. The position is based in the Galway region.

The Role and Requirements:
  • The quantity surveyor / estimator prepares tender prices from the architect's or engineer’s drawings and the bill of quantities supplied by the client.
  • Assist in the review process of bid package and blueprint drawings.
  • Conversant with 'take off' from drawings and proficient with Excel.
  • Assist the Project Manager in initial sequencing of construction activities, outlining components such as labour, materials and equipment.
  • Liaise with suppliers and collect quotes on materials.
  • Schedule time-frame for required labour, equipment, and materials, and sub-contractual arrangements.
  • Track actual costs against the estimate and identify possible improvements to processes.
  • To work within the tender team to maximise all opportunities to achieve the best net cost estimate.
  • Gathering and sourcing pre-project information
  • Work in the tender team giving financial input for all programme, temporary works and other associated issues
  • Overseeing projects from start to finish on site
Key Competencies:
  • Degree Qualified & post-graduate experience in Estimating / Quantity Surveying within the Civil Engineering sector
  • Knowledge of the Estimating function and preparing tenders
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent IT Skills including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Niall Toland.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1091404
Click here to access HAYS Privacy Policy, which provides detailed information on how we use and protect your personal information, and your rights in relation to this.


Job Type
Civil & Structural Engineering

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Niall Toland, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hays Recruitment, Galway
3a Commerce House, Flood Street

Telephone: 091513800

Similar jobs to Junior Quantity Surveyor

  • Electrical Estimator

    Electrical Estimator required in Mayo to work on large scale projects in Ireland and abroad. Excellent salary
  • Mechanical Estimator

    Mechanical Estimators required in north west of Ireland. Junior and Senior roles available. Immediate
    North West IrelandNegotiable
  • Mechanical Estimator (Dublin & Europe)

    Mechanical Estimator (Dublin & Europe), Permanent, Immediate
  • Mechanical Quantity Surveyor

    Mechanical Quantity Surveyor / Estimator required in the Mayo region to work on mechanical works.
    Mayo / GalwayNegotiable