Quantity Surveyor

Company Overview

Stewart Construction is a top 10 Irish Contractor with over 110 year’s active presence in the Industry.

James Stewart began trading in Lower Salthill, Galway in 1902. The firm quickly grew into a general building business. The business was incorporated in 1938 as James Stewart Ltd., and is now one of the top Irish Main Contracting firms with a head office still based at the original location in Lower Salthill and a thriving Dublin regional office.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Ability to QS
  • Price projects
  • Deal with interim payments
  • Valuations
  • Negotiation with sub contractors
  • Agree final accounts

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Third level Degree in Construction Economics or Quantity Surveying or similar
  • Minimum of 4+ years QS experience
  • Minimum 2+ years experience with a Main Contractor
  • Knowledge of varying Irish Forms of Contracts and Contract Procedures and Protocol
  • Competent in all forms of surveying packages, Microsoft Excel, Buildsoft, etc.. (strongly computer literate – Cubit an advantage)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills dealing with design team / client/ meetings etc.
  • Previous experience of high quality medium/large-scale Public & Private contracts in various sectors: – Industrial/Health/Pharma/Commercial/Education
  • Contractually and commercially astute
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Effective Team Player
  • Knowledge of Buildsoft Global Estimating/Cubit/Excel/Word
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to work on their own initiative