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O'Neill & Brennan
Unit 2, Ballymount Business Park,
Lower Ballymount Road, Dublin 2
Tel: +353 (0)14 569 899

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Quantity Surveyor - Co. Kildare (2222)

Location: County Kildare
Entered: 23 June 2018
Salary: Market related
Duration: Permanent

Our client a leading Residential Building Company are currently recruiting an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join its rapidly expanding operations. This is a full-time permanent position based in Co. Kildare.

Primary Responsibilities as a Quantity Surveyor

  • Financial management of overall project
  • Measurement of building elements & preparation of Bills of Quantities/Schedule of Rates
  • Preparing tender documents and analysing tender returns for sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Tender reporting and recommendations
  • Preparing sub contract documents and control of contract documents
  • Carrying out monthly valuations for works on site, managing sub contract payments & liabilities, completing monthly cost reports for budget v actual
  • Coding of costs to a specific job
  • Tracking and monitoring of preliminary costs
  • Recording, reporting and management of projects risks, variations and cost overruns
  • Projected overall effect of any overruns
  • Completion of project close out documentation including final account resolution and agreement for all trade packages
  • Attend project meetings, provide commercial and cost advice as required
  • Contract compliance and management of variations and claims notification procedures
  • Health & Safety and building regulations compliance
  • Assist Senior QS and Contracts Manager as needed


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must have strong measurement and take off skills
  • Must have strong knowledge of building detail and construction technology
  • Proven negotiating ability
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of team essential
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and a team player
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with a developer or a residential construction company
  • Experience of managing building contracts
  • Strong organisation skills to ensure clear and concise reports are maintained throughout assignment

Please send your cv to Clodagh at ireprotech@oandbgroup.comor call 01 456 9899 for a confidential conversation.



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