Sr. Quantity Surveyor- Carlow

Job Description

Job description

Quantity Surveyor

One of our prestigious clients is seeking to hire a Quantity Surveyor to join their team at Carlow.

Job Summary:

A quantity surveyor is responsible for managing the contracts and costs of a construction project. His/her job description involves carrying out studies of project duration and labor costs, examining and analyzing material costs, coordinating supply deliveries, paying laborers, and giving contractors advice and suggestions on legal and contractual issues.


  • Examining and reviewing or assessing construction plans and preparing quantity requirements
  • Liaising and working collaboratively with site managers, clients, contractors, subcontractors, and stakeholders
  • Gathering and preparing reports, analyses, contracts, budgets, risk assessments, and other necessary and relevant documents and forwarding them to the appropriate management or personnel
  • Providing advice, recommendations, and suggestions to managers and clients on innovative improvements and new strategies
  • Documenting relevant changes in design and updating budgets when required
  • Building and maintaining healthy and professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Traveling from the office to various sites when required
  • Handling the payment of workers, vendors, and subcontractors.

What we are looking for

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, since a quantity surveyor is required to oversee, monitor, and manage every aspect of the cost and production of a particular construction project
  • Adequate experience in construction estimating and/or finance
  • In-depth knowledge of construction and its principles and guidelines
  • Excellent negotiating skills are required to negotiate costs with vendors and subcontractors and ensure the best deals and minimum budget as much as possible
  • Good organizational skills, since a quantity surveyor must be able to organize, plan, and strategize when necessary
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills which will enable a quantity surveyor to write detailed and concise reports and communicate with clients, subcontractors, and other relevant stakeholders efficiently and effectively
  • Several years of proven work experience in a relevant industry
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Construction Science or Construction Management or in other related field.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €60,000.00-€70,000.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Carlow, County Carlow: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Quantity Surveying in construction: 2 years (required)